Due to the COVID-19, most work will be completed from home until further information are given.
VOLUNTEER PURPOSE Become a Community Preparedness instructor and help community members prepare for home fires and other emergencies. We teach age appropriate curriculums, and are looking for volunteers comfortable presenting to all age groups! Past teaching or public speaking experience is a plus--however, this is a great opportunity to grow and develop your skills.
Pillowcase Project=Youth Preparedness Presentation Be Red Cross Ready=Adult Preparedness Presentation
**We are also looking for bilingual volunteers interested in translating presentations!**
TIME COMMITMENT 10 hours per month
TASKS ASSOCIATED WITH ROLE Leading and co-leading presentations Providing follow up and feedback after presentations Helping schedule presentations and expand partnerships to increase presentation volume Support logistics and inventory
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Types of volunteer opportunities may include:
Boots on the Ground -- Your role could be to respond to home fires and other emergencies in your community, conduct in-home smoke alarm installations, or working in a wildfire shelter providing safe accommodations.
Instructor/Presenter positions to deliver education programs focused on preparedness, disasters and how to "Be Red Cross Ready" to adults and youth.
Working behind the Scenes positions include Keep the Red Cross Running -- Your role could be administrative/office support, scheduling shifts for your fellow volunteers, or logistics management to ensure disaster relief operations have the necessary supplies and equipment.
Lead the Way -- "Leadership" volunteers guide our efforts, inspire our volunteers and hold us accountable to the highest standards. Your role could be to lead a small team of fellow volunteers, act as an advisor to a Red Cross Club for youth, or support local Red Cross services by joining an advisory board or the Board of Directors.
Tell the Red Cross Story -- Communications & Outreach volunteers educate the public about Red Cross services and stories in your community. By getting our message out, you'll educate people in need about how we can help, while attracting volunteers and donors to the mission.
You can make a difference today at by becoming a volunteer at redcross.org/volunteer