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Course Description

G288 - Local Volunteer and Donations Management

This training will support local governments and their Emergency Management partners in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disaster events at the local level. The course is designed to strengthen the abilities of local jurisdictions to successfully prepare for and handle volunteer and donations management issues 167 Federal emergency management agency that may arise. The course content and activities may also serve as a template, thereby enhancing uniformity in addressing areas of donated unsolicited goods, unaffiliated volunteers, and undesignated cash. This training also provides information regarding the state’s volunteer and donations management responsibilities, which are designed to help build relationships between government and Non-Governmental Organizations.

Course Objectives:
• Identify how to manage effectively the surge of unsolicited goods.
• Gather information from organizations, agencies, volunteers, media, and others for donations intelligence purposes.
• Facilitate the matching of unaffiliated volunteers with appropriate organizations or agencies during program implementation.
• List the planning considerations for cash donations.
• Incorporate technology needed to manage
successfully information on unaffiliated volunteers
and unsolicited goods.
• Relate volunteer and donations management program responsibilities to the planning components of the annex.

Prerequisites & Other Information:
Required: Participants must have some responsibility to oversee, coordinate, and/or assist with the state and local donations function during large-scale disasters.

No tuition is charged.

Course Specifics

Hours: 16.00
Provider: Wisconsin Emergency Management
Sponsor: N/A
Disciplines: Education
Elected Official
Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service
Government Administration
Health Care
Human Services
Law Enforcement
Public Health
Public Safety Communications
Public Works
Volunteer Organization

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