ID: 106101

Community Educator - The Pillowcase Project - Community Emergency Preparedness

Disaster Relief Regular - more than 6 months Across: Ellenbrook WA, Bullsbrook WA, Gidgegannup WA, Mundaring WA

About this opportunity

Join one of the world's largest humanitarian organisation as our Pillowcase Project Educator! Our newly recruited educator will deliver sessions about emergency preparedness in schools. You could be a teacher or a young person looking for experience, or simply a humanitarian at heart wishing to give back to the community!

DUTIES ⁻ Present one hour disaster resilience education workshops to ages 8-10 (Years 3-4) and facilitate discussion with children about emergency preparedness ⁻ Travel to schools in a designated region ⁻ Pick up/return equipment and supplies to/from Red Cross offices as needed

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

Basic admin skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office including email
Good presentation and facilitation skills
Ability to engage with children and young people
Ability to problem solve and be flexible in the field
Report and document all incidents or service delivery concerns in accordance with procedures
Immediately notify State or Territory Coordinators if you cannot attend your rostered session
Pick up/return equipment and supplies to/from Red Cross offices as needed
Participate in training sessions
Attend team meetings
Some lifting of small boxes required
Please note the cost of the Police Check and Working With Children Check is payable by the applicant

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

You must have some availability during school hours to become a Pillowcase presenter

Suitable for
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Education & Training
  • Safety & Emergency Services
  • Tour Guides, Information & Heritage

Pillowcase presenter training, induction, program training, and complete online learning modules.


Red Cross will arrange the renewal of your police clearance every three years.