PREPARE | Volunteer Louisiana


FEMA Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Attend a CERT Training to learn about basic disaster-response skills, including fire safety, light search-and-rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations.

Baton Rouge CERT Training (2 days)

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 - 9 am to 4 pm - Register & Agenda

Location: First Christian Church - Youth Building, 8484 Old Hammond Hwy., Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Denham Springs CERT Training (4 days)

Thursday, October 17, 2019 6-9PM - Register

Thursday, October 24, 2019 6-9PM - Register

Thursday, November 7, 2019 6-9PM - Register

Thursday, November 14, 2019 6-9PM - Register

Location: Southeastern at Livingston, 9261 Florida Blvd., Walker, LA  70785

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: 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


Additional Disaster Resources

Louisiana Emergency Website

Governor’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness


National Hurricane Center