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Disaster Corps volunteer Jerry GallunDisaster Corps volunteer Jerry Gallun

As a Disaster Corps volunteer, what would I do?
You will be trained to apply your professional experience and skills to disaster settings.  You might help with:

  • Disaster preparedness
  • Post-disaster assessment
  • Resource development
  • Logistics
  • Community development
  • Volunteer coordination
  • Construction management

What skills do I need?
If you possess any of skills below, you may be a great candidate for Disaster Corps:

  • A positive attitude
  • Physical stamina
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Flexible world view and cultural sensitivity 
  • High-pressure stress management
  • Proactive work ethic and willingness to perform hands-on tasks
  • Availability on short notice
  • Ability to work in unstable or resource-poor environments
  • Strong interpersonal and diplomatic communication skills
  • Leadership skills and ability to promote a team-building environment
  • Experience with computers and standard office equipment (HF, VHF and satellite radio experience a plus)
  • Adaptability and willingness to listen to affiliate needs before offering suggestions

Where can I get more information?

How do I volunteer?
Volunteer with Disaster Corps

Questions?
Contact us