Save Lives by Helping At-Risk Neighbors Prevent and Prepare for Home Fires!: SECO: Preparedness-DCS-


(38.81821,-104.84281)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1040 S 8th StColorado Springs, CO 80905


About

PLACEMENT PURPOSE
The American Red Cross Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) is launching 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 coordinate all aspects of HFPC program planning and implementation. The Local Coordinator coordinates all activities in advance and on the day of the event.

OPEN TIME DAYS

  • 2025 hours per week

REQUIRED TRAINING

* Orientation to American Red Cross (online)

* Disaster Services: An Overviewï½ 

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

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 1 year

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