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Saturday Volunteers Needed, May 8, 2021 9AM - 1PM Community Education Red Cross

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AMERICAN RED CROSS

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Home fires claim seven lives every day, but you can help change that. This spring, American Red Cross volunteers will Sound the Alarm in at-risk communities by educating 100,000 people nationwide about home fire safety. We'll help families create and escape plan to practice their 2-minute drill. To help keep everyone safe, we'll meet with families outside of their homes and follow social distancing guidelines. Join us to prepare your community against home fires. We'll provide all the training you'll need. Whether it's rain or shine, this fire safety education with be held on May 8th, 2021.

All participants will be required to:

  • Complete Covid-19 screening questions in advance of activity
  • Self-monitor temperature & have temperature taken at start of shift
  • Cover: Masks must be worn at all times and will be provided
  • Distance: Social distancing, allowing six feet between each participant or client at all times
  • Clean: Disinfect all surfaces used to include surfaces in vehicles and equipment
  • Wear gloves

Other Important Considerations:

  • Due to social distancing requirements & Covid-19 safety concerns, a minimum workforce will be engaged in this activity - only registered volunteers may participate - children and pets may not participate
    • Register at www.soundthealarm.org
  • Opportunity requires participants to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time
  • Comfortable, sturdy and close-toed shoes are required
  • Comfortable, weather-appropriate attire with Red Cross t-shirt or vest is preferred
  • PPE, gloves & cleaning supplies will be provided
  • Water and snacks (salty/sweet snacks w/ side of fruit) will be provided (lunch will not be provided)

Location: Huntersville Community Center, 830 Goff Street, Norfolk, VA 23504

Coordinator: William Egerton, (757) 376-8883 or william.egerton@redcross.org

*Community Service/Court Ordered Permitted*

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About AMERICAN RED CROSS

Location:

2825 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294, US

Mission Statement

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.‚Äč

Description

The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...

...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;

...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;

...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;

...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and

...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

Community
Education & Literacy
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

Sat May 08, 2021
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM  

WHERE

830 Goff StreetNorfolk, VA 23504

(36.8596,-76.27515)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 hours, Day of Activity 9am - 1 pm
  • Registration Required - www.soundthealarm.org

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