Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness

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

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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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