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Hands On Sacramento's
Disaster & Emergency Services Program
In disasters and emergencies, Hands On Sacramento is designated by the County of Sacramento Office of Emergency Services to manage and coordinate the volunteer response through the following ongoing efforts:
The Emergency Volunteer Center
The Emergency Volunteer Center (EVC) provides a specific location or website where disaster volunteers can be efficiently and effectively deployed. The EVC is staffed by a trained corps of volunteers capable of screening, interviewing, and referring spontaneous unaffiliated volunteers to help in disaster recovery efforts. The EVC ensures that those who wish to assist are processed and utilized based on their skills, therefore, enhancing local volunteer disaster response and recovery. Read more...
Emergency Volunteer Corps (EV Corp)
The EV Corps are pre-trained volunteers who, in disaster, would be called upon by Hands On Sacramento to assist with staffing the Emergency Volunteer Center. Outside of disasters and emergencies, these volunteers may participate in local disaster drills and emergency preparedness trainings. Read more...
Sacramento Region VOAD: Communication, Coordination & Cooperation
Sacramento Region Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) is a coalition of faith and community-based organizations, including but not limited to: congregations, organizations such as: Hands On Sacramento, Salvation Army, American Red Cross, food banks, 2-1-1 Sacramento, FEMA , and the state/county/city Office of Emergency Services.
Sacramento Region VOAD is part of a national network of VOAD organizations. The VOAD network responds to disasters more effectively by working and planning together before disaster strikes. Read more...
Hands On Sacramento Emergency Volunteer Corps is supported by:
Funding from Homeland Security Grant Award #2010-0085, granted by FEMA to the CA Emergency Mgmt. Agency, and Sub-Granted to California Volunteers, an office of the CA Governor, and Sub-Awarded to: Community Link Capitol Region