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Opportunity Details

Disaster & Emergency Services, Children & Youth Education
Disaster Services

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Teach Kids About Emergency Preparedness with the Red Cross

Volunteer to Teach Kids About Emergency Preparedness with Red Cross as a "Pillowcase Presenter"

This is a highly interactive presentation developed by the Red Cross to teach about fire safety, local natural hazards, coping skills and addresses having a plan and making a kit.


  • 18 years or older

  • Valid United States driver’s license

  • Safe driving record

  • Training provided both with online courses and hands-on with experienced volunteers

  • Volunteer opportunities are Monday through Friday during school hours as well as some evenings to choose from

  • Presentation locations available to choose from are all throughout St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Franklin County, Illinois Metro East

  • Online application (express interest for instructions)

What Our Volunteers Are Saying

  • "I love working with kids, empowering them with information in case of an emergency " ~Susan G.

  •  “Once I retired from teaching, I realized how much I missed being around the kids. This gives me the opportunity to be back in the classroom with a schedule I choose from." ~Frank S.

  • “I may not have money to give, but I have time.” ~Taylor W.


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Volunteers needed through 12/31/2030

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United Way of Greater St. Louis
910 N. 11th Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314) 539-4063

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