Help your community prepare for disasters while serving as a Red Cross Team Leader!: Disaster Prepar


(35.389458,-119.058174)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

5035 Gilmore AveBakersfield, CA 93308


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. A Home Fire Campaign Local Program Coordinator serves as the counterpart to the Preparedness Manager to oversee the coordination, progression, and success of the Chapter's Home Fire Campaign Program.

OPEN TIME DAYS
40 - 60 hours over the course of 2 -3 months; once a quarter on average

REQUIRED TRAINING

Orientation to American Red Cross

Disaster Services: An Overview (optional)

Knowledge and understanding of Red Cross operations, regional programs, and initiatives (will be part of on-the-job training and ongoing communications)

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

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 6 month time commitment (participate in at least 2 HFC events)

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