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HSEM 220 DEVELOPING AND MANAGING VOLUNTEER RESOURCES • 2 Cr.

Department

Homeland Security & Emergency Management

Description:

This course will focus on methods and procedures for involving private-sector organizations and volunteers in emergency management programs in ways which benefit both parties. The focus of the course is on maximizing the effectiveness of volunteer resources by implementing a people-oriented system that addresses defining volunteer roles, designing a plan of action, recruiting volunteers, training individuals who volunteer and motivation and maintenance of a successful program. Participants will acquire skills and knowledge to make appropriate volunteer assignments that enhance the effectiveness of an integrated emergency management system. Prerequisite: HSEM 102.