DCS: Disaster Preparedness

DCS: Disaster Preparedness

The Disaster Preparedness position educates individuals and groups on how to be prepared before a disaster occurs.

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Locations

Aitkin County,Beltrami County,Benton County,Big Stone County,Blue Earth County,Brown County,Carlton County,Cass County,Central Minnesota Chapter,Chippewa County,Clearwater County,Cook County,Cottonwood County,Crow Wing County,Dodge County,Douglas County,Douglas County, WI,Faribault County,Fillmore County,Freeborn County,Goodhue County,Grant County,Hubbard County,Itasca County,Jackson County,Kanabec County,Kandiyohi County,Koochiching County,Lac qui Parle County,Lake County,Lake of the Woods County,Le Sueur County,Lincoln County,Lyon County,Mahnomen County,Martin County,McLeod County,Meeker County,Mille Lacs County,Morrison County,Mower County,Murray County,Nicollet County,Nobles County,Northern Minnesota Chapter,Olmsted County,Pine County,Pipestone County,Pope County,Redwood County,Renville County,Rice County,Rock County,Roseau County,Sherburne County,Sibley County,Southeast Minnesota Chapter,Southwest Minnesota Chapter,St. Louis County,Stearns County,Steele County,Stevens County,Swift County,Todd County,Traverse County,Wabasha County,Wadena County,Waseca County,Watonwan County,Winona County,Wright County,Yellow Medicine County

Key Responsibilities

Example positions that fall into our Disaster Preparedness category are: ** Please note not every position may be available **

  • Home Fire Campaign: Save lives and prevent injury by being a member of the Home Fire Campaign team. Specific roles could vary, including being a member of Home Visit teams to install smoke alarms and educate residents,conduct neighborhood canvassing, facilitate planning events, and more according to local program needs and structure.

  • Pillowcase: 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. 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.

Time Commitment

Flexible

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