Workshop on utilizing volunteers for disaster relief
Posted by on June 3, 2005
Whether we?re ready for them or not, they will come…
Volunteers ? sometimes hundreds, sometimes thousands ?show up to help after a disaster, bringing skills, energy and compassion to the relief effort. Whether we refer to them as ?spontaneous? or ?unaffiliated,? local residents know the lay of the land and are familiar with local agencies. ?Convergent? volunteers from elsewhere bring energy and fresh hope for the future of the impacted community. Both can help survivors in unexpected ways ? if we?re prepared for them!
Please join the United Way of York County, York County EMA, PEMA, PennSERVE, and
Volunteer Centers of PA as we develop Pennsylvania?s plan to utilize this powerful resource.
Thursday, June 30, 2005
142 N. George Street
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Registration fee: $32.00/per person.
(payable to The Volunteer Center of United Way of York County)
Pre-registration is required.
Deadline: June 20, 2005.
Click here to register: http://www.regonline.com/23772
For more information contact:
United Way of York County
This program is funded by the Corporaton for National and Community Service through PennSERVE: Governor?s Office on Citizens Service and the United Way of York County.
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