American Red Cross Pillowcase Project Team Leader, San Angelo, TX

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American Red Cross - North Texas Region

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The Preparedness Division provides appropriate preparedness programming within a community to assist
community members to prepare for home fires and other disasters. This position is responsible for supporting
and engaging the members assigned to The Pillowcase Project team, which includes ensuring assigned
volunteers are provided with outstanding support and management.

Save lives and prevent injury by providing leadership and/or support to Disaster Cycle Services team members through The Pillowcase Project. The Pillowcase Project is a national youth preparedness program offered by Red Cross regions across the country. The 40- or 60-minute presentation provides emergency preparedness education to youth in grades 3-5 (ages 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. Focus areas of being a Pillowcase Project Team Leader could include: ensuring targets are achieved, volunteer recruitment and training, strengthening partnership outreach and building community engagement, scheduling presentations and ensuring they are staffed, coordinate media coverage needs, collaborate with Home Fire Campaign and other Disaster Services efforts, and complete all administrative support.

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Children & Youth Disaster Relief Emergency & Safety

WHEN

Thu Oct 18, 2018 - Mon Jul 01, 2019

WHERE

American Red Cross Serving the Texas Big Country2141 Office Park DriveSan Angelo, TX 76904

(31.422033,-100.46488)
 

SKILLS

  • Program Management
  • Disaster Response
  • Public Speaking
  • Safety & Disaster Education

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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