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Emergency Disaster Services Team, The Salvation Army- Kent County Michigan, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Organization: The Salvation Army- Kent County Michigan
Contact Name: Karla Salsbury
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: 1632 Linden St. SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan  49507  
United States
Great For: Great for Families, Great for Groups, Great for Seniors
Service Area(s): Global Relief, Food Services
Hourly Commitment:
4.0 per: Month
Number of Positions:
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position


During a disaster, The Salvation Army relies upon trained disaster workers to coordinate emergency relief operations and deliver fast, efficient service to disaster survivors. Emergency Disaster Services volunteers must go through basic training sessions to receive the necessary training to respond to local, regional, and national disasters. EDS Volunteers will be placed on call to respond to disasters as needed. Requirements: Volunteers must attend 2 training courses in order to become a certified EDS volunteer. 18 years and older. Must fill out our volunteer paperwork packet.
Initially Posted: 05/02/2012
Last Updated: 03/29/2017