Preparing employees to be disaster-ready volunteers - a guide to building an effective volunteer training program

This guide provides an overview of key issues for companies to consider when establishing a program to train and deploy employee volunteers to expedite disaster relief. They include:

• Engaging employees
• Establishing relationships with relief agencies
• Tapping skilled volunteers
• Designing a comprehensive training program
• Developing policies to support employee volunteerism
• Launching an international employee volunteerism program
• Communicating the benefi ts of volunteering internally
and externally

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Global issues

Disasters and humanitarian affairs