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(Virtual) Disaster Education Presenter Lead

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The American Red Cross - Southern California Region

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We provide 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 a "Prepare with Pedro" presenter, which includes ensuring assigned volunteers are provided with outstanding support and management:

Our "Prepare with Pedro" program utilizes volunteers that present to kids K-12 about disaster preparedness.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervising assigned volunteers including ensuring assigned volunteers are engaged in regional activities by assigning tasks to complete function activities, regular and ongoing communication of opportunities, discussing level of involvement and development, providing timely feedback and coaching;
  • Welcoming/orientation to Disaster Cycle Services and the volunteer's functional area for Prepare with Pedro;
  • Helping new volunteers know which training they need to complete
  • Recognition for successful completion of tasks
  • Evaluation of performance in completing assigned tasks

Requirements:

  • Experience or able to learn how to use Zoom, MS Teams and Google Hangouts for presentations
  • Follow all standards and procedures for implementing and delivering Prepare with Pedro in the region;
  • Work with volunteer services to recruit volunteers and ensure all presenters are trained according to program requirements;
  • Must be based in Orange County, CA
  • Work with all Red Cross lines of service to build a robust outreach and community engagement program
  • Work with other volunteers so presentations are successfully scheduled and staffed appropriately
  • Consult with regional communications and marketing teams to promote the program and to coordinate other media coverage needs
  • Coordinate presentations in the same zip codes as the Home Fire Campaign, and build community partnerships with organizations like Boys and Girls Clubs and YMCAs, as well as other disaster partners
  • Attend all training webinars and workshops, at the beginning of the program period, led by the national headquarters team, and complete other required tasks, such as inventory counts, in a timely fashion
  • Ensure all data is reported to the national headquarters team each month
  • Provide national headquarters with ideas, stories and lessons learned that could improve the program, and coordinates these stories with those being reported for the Home Fire Campaign.


Text or Email: Karla Legorreta, Recruitment Specialist at Karla.Legorreta@redcross.org (714) 380-7263

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About The American Red Cross - Southern California Region

Location:

600 Parkcenter Dr, Santa Ana, CA 92705, US

Mission Statement

to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Community
Education & Literacy
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

TBDSanta Ana, CA 92705

(33.75323,-117.79011)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach
  • Public Advocacy
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible
  • Complete 5 hrs of online training and training volunteers throughout San Diego, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties (Virtually)

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