Home Fire Campaign position descriptions

_MG_6109-xThe following are the job descriptions available during the “Mega Blitz: A Cause for Alarms” on Saturday, April 29:

Days before the event_MG_5889-x

  • Logistics support. This includes various tasks such as packing bags and buckets with alarms and tools, moving supplies into vehicles, etc.
  • Administrative support. This includes various tasks such as getting documents ready, preparing document kits, and other office-oriented tasks.

To volunteer for these roles during the days leading up to the April 29 event, contact us at info.cincinnatiarc.oh@redcross.org.

Day of the event

  • Install teamsmoke alarm installer
    Smoke alarm installer. As part of an Install Team, this person does the actual installation of the alarms in homes. Must be familiar with a cordless drill. Will work on and carry a stepladder.
    Preparedness planner. As part of an Install Team, this person speaks with the resident about home fire safety, other local hazards and making an escape plan in case of fire. Will help carry supplies throughout the day.
    Documenter. As part of an Install Team, this person records information about the home such as address, number of alarms, and number of people living there._MG_5902-x
  • Logistics support. This includes issuing and receiving tool kits, ladders, and other material to install teams. (Filled)
  • Registration. These people help register install teams and other volunteers as they arrive.
  • Volunteer support. This position ensures that volunteers are coached on the next steps of their day, where they can find answers to questions and in general, help facilitate the event.

To volunteer for any of these positions, sign up at SmokeAlarmsSaveLives.org and click on the “Volunteer” button on the Events page.

Days after the event

  • _MG_6114-xLogistics support. This includes various tasks such as unpacking bags and buckets, restocking shelves, and inventorying what is
    replaced.
  • Administrative support. This includes entering data into the ARC systems for alarms installed, entering volunteer data and other office-oriented tasks.

To volunteer for these roles during the days leading up to the April 29 event, contact us at info.cincinnatiarc.oh@redcross.org.

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