Public invited to emergency volunteer center training Oct. 22
Linn Area Partners Active in Disaster (LAP-AID) is hosting an Emergency Volunteer Center Training.
Monday, October 22, 2012
Human Services Campus
Rex Eno Conference Center, 2nd Floor
317 7th Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401.
Check in begins at 6:15 pm.
Training runs from 6:30-9:00.
There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is required.
This training program is a way to promote emergency preparedness in our communities. Attendees will gain skills and learn how establishing an Emergency Volunteer Center can help their community in times of disaster.
This session prepares participants to staff an Emergency Volunteer Center which registers and places spontaneous volunteers during and after a disaster. An Emergency Volunteer Center ensures that volunteers are given meaningful and constructive volunteer opportunities, while not overwhelming the affected community during the disaster response and recovery process.
The training includes an interactive volunteer reception center exercise where participants experience the EVC model and practiceRegister here: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e6g1a3qzb0796d56&oseq=