The Preparedness Education Presentation Associate helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies and disasters by giving educational presentations on local disasters and preparedness.
Promote and conduct disaster and preparedness education presentations in the community
Verbally customize presentations for effectiveness and applicability to group
Report outcomes and number of attendees
Continue training and education on a regular basis to keep knowledge base current
Answer questions about the Red Cross and refer the public to resources the Red Cross provides
Pick up, transport and return required presentation tools, equipment and printed materials in a timely manner
Distribute educational materials
Time Commitment: Approximately three to four hours per presentation (includes travel, setup and presentation). Suggest making presentations a minimum of once a month at the start, to hone skills and keep knowledge and presentation skills sharp.
Commitment to Red Cross mission
Excellent communications skills
Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, Red Cross programs and services
Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, disaster preparedness skills
Knowledge of, or willingness to learn how to use audiovisual equipment (e.g. laptop, computer, overhead projectors, PowerPoint, etc.)
Access to transportation
Current and valid drivers’ license, if driving to presentations
Dependable and punctual
Sign-up to volunteer today at www.redcross.org/volunteer or email questions to Kori Ahola at Kori.Ahola@redcross.org (760) 574-4629.