PREPARE | Volunteer Louisiana


Disaster Volunteer Training 

ULM Campus CERT Training

ULM faculty and staff are invited to participate in a two-day training in basic CERT and emergency preparedness on Saturdays, November 30 and December 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All refreshments, lunch, and training materials will be provided. View the agenda here. Registration is required. Sign-up here.

If you are looking to register for the CPR/AED training at ULM, please contact your CERT Team Leader.


FEMA Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) 

Join a local CERT team and help out in your community!  Future CERT Trainings to be announced

- To learn more about how to start a CERT team or for questions about CERT training sessions, contact Amanda Smith [email protected]


Additional Volunteer Training Opportunities

NOLA Ready Volunteer Corps: Learn how to become a volunteer with the city of New Orleans and help serve the community during disasters.


Resources for Volunteer Organizations

Volunteer Toolbox: The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) has drafted a Volunteer Toolbox resource for non-profits utilizing volunteers in times of disaster.  

Volunteer Hours Tracking: Volunteer time can be used to help with cost share during disasters.  Click here for a flyer on the value of volunteer time and please see the links below to download the GOHSEP forms to track volunteer hours.

Volunteer Forms - Daily

Volunteer Forms - Weekly

Volunteer Forms - Equipment

Volunteer Forms - Materials

Disaster Resources -- Make an Emergency Plan & Make an Emergency Kit  -- includes information on COVID19 precautions

Governor’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

National Hurricane Center