Would you like to be a leader?: SECO: DCS Pillowcase Presenter


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


1040 S 8th StColorado Springs, CO 80905


This is a national youth preparedness program offered by Red Cross regions across the country. The 40-60 minute presentation provides emergency preparedness education to youth in grades 3-5 (8-11) in school classrooms and other settings. Numerous tools have been developed for this program including a standardized curriculum, workbook, quizzes, and activities which have been carefully constructed with the help of curriculum and hazard experts. Many tools for presenters have been developed to foster consistency and fidelity to the program goals and objectives. The highly interactive presentation addresses home fire safety, a local natural hazard, psycho-social coping skills and household preparedness steps like making a plan and a kit.


  • Presenters should dedicate a minimum of 79 selfpace hours to complete Basic Instructor Fundamentals and The Pillowcase Project Presenter Fundamentals Modules 13
  • Each presentation requires a 2 hour time commitment per presentation: 1 hour presentation plus time for setup and clean up. This does not include travel time to presentation site.
  • Presenters may be require to attend, either by phone or in person, regional sponsored meetings, checkins, conference calls, to discuss program updates, changes, issues.

  • Basic Instructor Fundamentals for Youth Edge Online Training
  • Module 1 Edge Online Training
  • Module 2 In person Assessment
  • Module 3 Edge Online FinalAssessment


Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 1 year

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