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Pillowcase Project Presenter Volunteer - Port Pirie

Apply now Role no: 496039
Availability: Business hours
Time involved: Varied hours
Location: Adelaide

  • Ongoing Position (min. commitment 6 months)
  • Flexible days and times
  • Based in Port Pirie but travelling across the Mid-North region

The program 

Pillowcase Project is a disaster resilience education program designed to help children prepare psychologically and practically for an emergency. Aimed at students in Grades 3 and 4, the one hour workshop involves engaging discussions and interactive activities to help students: understand and discuss the importance of being prepared for an emergency and prepare their minds for thoughts and feelings that may arise before, during or after an emergency.

The opportunity

As a Pillowcase Project Presenter you will deliver engaging educational workshops within primary schools to build knowledge about emergency preparedness and capacity in the event of a disaster.

As a humanitarian organisation, the role of Red Cross in an emergency is to provide support to individuals and communities to reduce the impact and effects of a disaster. This includes assisting people to psychologically and practically prepare for an emergency.

The impact 

As a Pillowcase Project presenter, you’ll help children to be better prepared 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.

Download File VRD Pillowcase Project Presenter Port Pirie 02 2020.pdf

For more information, please see the volunteer role description (VRD) or contact Andrew Quinn 08 6557 1237 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Advertised: Cen. Australia Daylight Time
Applications close:

  1. Submit your application Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experience you can bring to Red Cross by completing an online application.
  2. Meet with us Have a chat with us about the volunteer role you have applied for and see whether it’s a good match for you and for us.
  3. Complete some checks If you are successful in getting the role we’ll ask you to complete a Police Check. In some cases a Working With Children Check may also be required.
  4. Get started! At this stage, it’s time for your induction and training as you’re now an official Red Cross Volunteer.

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