Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
PLACEMENT PURPOSE Help the Red Cross build safer and more resilient communities through various educational programs. Engage in educating diverse audiences, such as Youth, adults, seniors, businesses and other community partners on how to prevent and prepare for emergencies. You can also support the readiness of the Red Cross by acquiring and training our workforce. You can become a certified Disaster Instructor and train workers in service delivery. You can also support logistics activities, such as shelter surveys, inventory, transportation and more.
OPEN TIME DAYS
Minimum 6-12 hours for inital training (online and in-person). ｠2-6 hour commitment per presentation and/or activity. Additional time maybe required for travel or logistical tasks.｠