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"Pillowcase Project" Preparedness Presenter - Carter County

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross Serving Kansas and Oklahoma

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We need Pillowcase Project Project Presenters throughout South Central Southeast Oklahoma. Counties are listed below:
Atoka County, Bryan County, Carter County, Choctaw County, Coal County, Garvin County, Haskell County, Hughes County, Jefferson County, Johnston County, Latimer County, Le Flore County, Love County, Marshall County, McCurtain County, McIntosh County, Murray County, Okfuskee County, Pittsburg County, Pontotoc County, Pottawatomie County, Pushmataha County, Seminole County, Stephens County

Description of Position:
Save lives and prevent injury 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.

Team Member roles include either being a presenter, presentation assistant, administrative support, or presenter trainer! Depending on which role you choose, your key responsibilities will vary.

Presenter Role responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
* Conduct The Pillowcase Project presentations given to youth in schools and community setting
* May assist with community outreach to schedule presentations at sites (optional)
* May assist in reaching key groups within the region, such as support to military families, as risk youth, etc. (optional)
* May mentor new presenters to help the region build a team of experienced youth preparedness presenters. (optional)
* Work as a team with the Team Lead and other volunteers and employees to build The Pillowcase Project in the region
* Ensure all reporting data for each presentation given is collected and given to regional staff in a timely manner
* Other duties as agreed to between the presenter and the Team Lead


Presentation Assistant Role responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
* Support The Pillowcase Project Presenter in schools and community settings while they deliver the presentation.
* Handing out and collecting materials from students; helping with classroom management; grading quizzes; working with individual students during the activities; assisting with other duties as requested by the presenter.
* May be asked to help complete the reports for the presentation site(s).
* May assist with community outreach to schedule presentations at sites (optional).
* May assist in reaching key groups within the region, such as support to military families, as risk youth, etc. (optional).
* May mentor new presentation assistants to help the region build a team of experienced youth preparedness volunteers (optional).
* Work as a team with the Team Lead and other volunteers and employees to build The Pillowcase Project in the region.
* Other duties as agreed to with the presenter and the Team Lead.


Administrative Support Role responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
* Supporting activities related to The Pillowcase Project presenter training such as:
* Providing EDGE Learning Management System administrative support (where possible)
* Printing of program training materials
* Training site support (scheduling training room reservations, coordinating with Presenters and Team Lead, etc.)
* Carry out administrative duties, such as
* Data management
* Site outreach and scheduling
* Inventory management
* Reporting collection and entry
* Quiz grading
* Collecting and readying presentation supplies
* Responding to email inquiries about the program
* Logistics
* Working with The Pillowcase Project Presenter/Presentation Assistant to coordinate materials pick up/drop off
* Outreach
* Helping with site outreach to secure presentations


Presenter Trainer Role responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
* Present program to student audiences
* Plan and lead Presenter Trainings using NHQ developed resources (Instructor Manual, Participant Guide and PowerPoint Training Presentation)
* Responsible for training individuals to present The Pillowcase Project curriculum proficiently


Qualifications:
* Fluent in basic computer skills; adaptable to new systems
* Demonstrates respect and recognition of others; highly collaborative
* Communicates effectively both in writing and verbally
* Interests in expanding Red Cross capabilities through teaching and empowering others
* Reliable and punctual with good time management skills
* Comfortable presenting an interactive curriculum to youth in grades 3-5 (ages 8-11) in school and out of school/community settings
* Working knowledge or emergency preparedness, including protective actions for various hazards, or a strong desire to learn about emergency preparedness and protective actions in order to teach them to youth
* Flexible and willingness to teach new ideas and concepts, such as the psychosocial "coping skills"
* Strong organizational skills and ability to follow through with minimum supervision
* Excellent communication skills, including public speaking
* Dynamic personality that relates well to youth in the target age group
* Reliable, punctual, good time management skills
* Ability to complete reports and conduct follow up calls with sites in a timely manner
* Ability to problem solve and be flexible with program changes, regional changes, etc.
* Daytime and/or weekend availability
* Ability to arrange transportation to the Red Cross office to pick up materials, travel to event location, and return materials, etc. to the office at the end of the presentation


Time Commitment:



Training:
Team Member roles include either being a presenter, presentation assistant, administrative support, or presenter trainer. Depending on which role you choose, your training will vary.

Volunteer Benefits:
* Gives back to others
* Work with children
* Explore a career
* Learn new skills
* Gain leadership experience
* Get to know the community
* Meet new people
* Have fun
* Interact directly with clients
* Work with a team
* Work with technology
* Build resume

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About American Red Cross Serving Kansas and Oklahoma

Location:

10151 East 11th Street, Tulsa, OK 74128, 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.

Description

Local non-Profit offering several lines of service to local communities to provide life saving blood and blood products, disaster preparedenss, response and recovery, and serve our military through services to armed forces.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Emergency & Safety
Children & Youth, Community, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Ardmore, OK 73401

(34.17426,-97.14362)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Community Outreach
  • Safety & Disaster Education

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • Training is online, free and required

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