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SA Pillowcase Program Presenter Volunteer Adelaide

Australian Red Cross
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  • Ongoing commitment in response to school request
  • Flexible during school hours (9am to 3:30pm)

The program

Protect what matters most – Become a Pillowcase Program Presenter Volunteer.

The Pillowcase Program is a school based disaster preparedness program designed to help students aged 8-10, years 3 to 4, build their knowledge and capacity in disaster preparedness.

We are seeing emergencies occur more frequently and with more severity. This project is part of the broader, emergency preparedness, response and recovery programs of Australian Red Cross in South Australia.

The opportunity

Becoming a Pillowcase Program Presenter Volunteer means that you would be part of a network of volunteers who run one hour sessions in schools where children learn about disaster preparedness through an interactive activity centered around decorating a pillowcase.

The impact

Emergencies can happen at any time. They can be as large as a flood or fire, or as personal as a death in the family. Research shows that better emergency preparation makes it easier for individuals, families and the community to recover. This is a great opportunity to have an impact in YOUR community. Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the World’s largest humanitarian network.

As an Emergency Services volunteer, you’ll help people to be better prepared, better connected to each other and more resilient when emergencies happen. Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the World’s largest humanitarian network.

Application requirements

To submit an application you will be required to upload a recent copy of your CV and provide details for two professional references.

Red Cross strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with wellbeing at its centre. We embrace diversity and welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with different lived experiences, abilities, gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation. We are a child safe organisation with zero tolerance of any harm to children. Our vision is to be trusted as the leading humanitarian organisation making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities.

Thank you for considering volunteering at Red Cross.