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American Red Cross - Palmetto South Carolina Region

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PLACEMENT PURPOSE
The American Red Cross Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) launched the Home Fire Preparedness Campaign (HFPC) in October 2014. Its goal is to reduce the rate of deaths and injuries due to home fires by 25 percent over 5 years. Its strategy includes participating in a community coalition that targets neighborhoods at-risk for home fires; installs and tests smoke alarms; and provides fire safety and disaster preparedness education/planning. This position exists primarily to install new smoke alarms or batteries in working smoke alarms and test them. It is part of a smoke alarm home visit team.

OPEN TIME DAYS

5-10 hours per weekend, once per quarter on average

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REQUIRED TRAINING

American Red Cross Volunteer Orientation

Disaster Cycle Services Overview (optional)

Home Fire Preparedness Campaign Guidance and Training: Safety for Home Visits, Fire Safety and Disaster Education, and other required training.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

United Center, 929 Phoenix St.Suite 15Greenwood, SC 29646

(34.1742,-82.147)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 1 year

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