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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

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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About American Red Cross - Palmetto South Carolina Region

Location:

2424A City Hall Lane, North Charleston, SC 29406, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether itメs one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2751 Bull St.Columbia, SC 29201

(34.02536,-81.03919)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 1 year

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