Please call 211 for the latest information on disaster related volunteering opportunities. In the event of a disaster the VOAD will provide information at this web site by “flashing” link. Volunteers.
VOLUNTEER RECEPTION CENTER:
A volunteer reception center may be established in the event of a “major disaster”. This Center will be staffed by several voluntary/faith based organizations which have been trained to operate such a Center. Volunteers will be screened, given orientation and safety briefings before proceeding to the disaster location. In the event of a disaster Emergency management officials will not allow non-credentialed volunteers into a disaster area.
An annual simulation of a VRC is conducted by the Voluntary Agency Task Force force.