Service Tree

The Service Tree lists all services in "branched" groups, starting with the very general and moving to the very specific. Click on the name of any group name to see the sub-groups available within it. Click on a service code to see its details and the providers who offer that service.

Disaster Preparedness/Mitigation Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals who are willing to work on a voluntary basis without remuneration to help communities make preparations prior to a disaster or large-scale emergency that will reduce the impact of specific incidents when they do occur. Volunteers may be asked to fill sandbags, install water diversion devices and take other steps to temporarily mitigate the effects of expected events such as flooding and mudflows that are likely to occur during heavy rains in areas devastated by fires; or, if they have the requisite skills, may work on long-term mitigation projects designed to reduce future losses to homes, businesses, schools, public buildings and critical facilities from floods, earthquakes, tornadoes and other natural disasters.

Disaster Related Animal Services Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to work directly with domestic and/or wild animals who are victims of hurricanes, floods, wildfires, hazardous materials releases or other emergencies.

Disaster Related Cleanup/Labor Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to help clear away rubble and clean up the community, sort and pack donated goods or other materials, or tackle other jobs involving manual labor in the aftermath of a disaster or other emergency.

Disaster Related Construction/Repair Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to use their expertise in the areas of building and construction in the aftermath of a disaster or other emergency.

Disaster Related Food Services Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals who are willing to support food distribution and meal programs on a voluntary basis without remuneration in the aftermath of a disaster or other emergency.

Fire/Rescue Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills and experience who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to serve as or support the activities of firefighters, search and rescue personnel and paramedics/EMTs who are responsible for preventing, investigating, controlling and extinguishing fires and/or saving people who are ill, stranded, lost, accident victims or exposed to other life threatening dangers.

Safety/Disaster Education Volunteer Opportunities

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills and experience who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to develop educational materials or training programs that make individuals, families and communities aware of the measures people can take to reduce the risk of fires or accidents in the home, at school, at work, in the air or on the water or while walking, driving or riding as a passenger in a motor vehicle; and/or which provide instructions for preparing for and surviving an accident, major disaster or other emergency should one occur.

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