G 489 Management of Spontaneous Volunteers in Disasters   

This one day course covers the skills and planning considerations that are required to manage large numbers of people who are not affiliated with an experienced relief organization, but who want to help in disasters. The course will discuss the benefits that spontaneous volunteers can bring to relief efforts and the challenges they may bring if not coordinated effectively.

Prerequisites: Recommended courses are: G288 Local Volunteer and Donations Management IS-100, 200, 700, 800 (available free online at http://training.fema.gov/IS)

Target Audience: Emergency Managers and voluntary organizations responsible for the management of spontaneous volunteers.

Seats Remaining: 13

Begin Date: 3/10/2020

End Date: 3/10/2020

Time: 9:00 AM--3:00 PM

United Faith Church 1975 US-275
Iowa - 51652

Additional Information:

All travel expenses will be on your own, adequate time for lunch will be provided.