Disaster Services - Pillowcase Project Assistant


Long-Term Project
Date and Location Ongoing
Days of Work:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Time(s) of Day:
No Preference
620 E Main St.
Endicott NY 13760
Project Details
Project Category:
Internship, Service (Unpaid)
Weekly Hours:
People Needed:
No Preference
Project Description
The American Red Cross (Southern Tier Chapter) is seeking Pillowcase Project Assistants on a rolling-basis. This position entails presenting at schools and community organizations while working closely with students to ensure proper education of disaster services. This student will also assist with community outreach and mentor new assistants. This is a team-based position that requires time management skills, reporting skills, problem solving skills, and enthusiasm about the Red Cross Mission. Responsibilities • Support The Pillowcase Project Presenter in schools and out of school/community settings while they deliver the presentation. • Duties include but are not limited to: handing out and collecting materials from students; helping with classroom management; grading quizzes; working with individual students during the activities; assisting with other duties as requested by the presenter. • May be asked to help complete the reports for the presentation site(s). • Successfully complete The Pillowcase Project Training Part 1 (the web-based or instructor led course) (60-90 minute course) • May assist with community outreach to schedule presentations at sites. (this is optional) • May assist in reaching key groups within the region, such as support to military families, as risk youth, etc. (this is optional) • May mentor new presentation assistants to help the region build a team of experienced youth preparedness volunteers. (this is optional) • Work as a team with the regional Pillowcase Program Manager and other volunteers and employees to build The Pillowcase Project in the region. • Other duties as agreed to with the presenter and The Pillowcase Project Regional Manager.
Training Required:
Immunization Proof:
Application Needed:
Other Requirements

Requirements • Orientation to the American Red Cross • The Pillowcase Project Training Part 1 (60-minute web-based or 2-hour instructor led) • Disaster Services: An Overview (Recommended) • Psychological First Aid (Recommended) • Other region-specific training (Recommended)

Contact Info.
Project Contact

Contact Name
Emily Motti (Volunteer Coordinator)


Additional Contact

Contact Name
Tiffany Kwark (Americorps Member)


Project Location (On Bus Route)