Save Lives by Installing Smoke Alarms in At-Risk Homes: Home Fire Preparedness Campaign Volunteer


(38.57271,-92.16842)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

431 East McCarty StreetJefferson City, MO 65101


About

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.

OPEN TIME DAYS

5-10 Hours per month for appointment-based installations.

1-2 days per month for canvassing/installation events.

REQUIRED TRAINING

Orientation to American Red Cross.

Disaster Services: An Overview (optional)

Home Fire Preparedness Campaign Guidance and Training:

  • Safety for Home Visits,
  • Fire Safety and Disaster Education,
  • Installer or Documenter Training and other required training.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 1 year renewable

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