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G-489 Management of Spontaneous Volunteers in Disasters

Event Date: 
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Univ. of Nebraska Extension Offices 348 W. State Farm Rd. North Platte, NE 69101
Course Contact: Brent Curtis Phone: 402-471-7426 Email: Brent.curtis@nebraska.gov


  • This one day course has been developed for individuals responsible for the management of spontaneous volunteers. The course will outline the benefits and challenges of utilizing spontaneous volunteers during relief efforts.
  • Special emphasis will be placed on how to fully plan for and operate a Volunteer Reception Center Program.
  • Classroom training will be conducted during the morning session and a disaster simulation will be held during the afternoon session.


  • There are no prerequisites for this course, however IS 100, 200, 700, 800 are recommended.

There is no fee to attend this course.
Lunch will be provided for participants.




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