Emergency Preparedness, Outreach, & Response Volunteers Needed

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1 Deans BridgeSomers, NY 10589


United States Volunteer Emergency Management has established a brand new presence in NY and is recruiting all new members for operations out of our Westchester office.
Activities range from personal/family level preparedness training to prehospital medicine, search and rescue, hazardous materials education, public outreach, research into new area technologies, seeking grants for related projects, fundraising to further our charitable mission, incorporating UAVs and K9 SAR, etc.
Addressing the Opioid Epidemic, promoting the proper implementation of NIMS/ICS, and working to establish and deploy first responder support apparatus (rehab units, medical units, etc.)
No experience necessary , the prerequisites listed at usvem.tumblr.com are all free of charge to take and include a certificate of completion upon passing each exam.

Valid ID
High school diploma/finishing, or HSE/GED

E-mail, text, or call if there are questions not answered on usvem.tumblr.com

High schoolers: If 18yo and on track to graduate, an interview can be scheduled upon completion of required courses (ICS,NIMS, etc.)

501(C)3 Nongovernmental Organization
All Donations Tax-Deductible
NIMS/ICS Compliant


  • Disaster Response
  • Disaster Cleanup
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Search & Rescue

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Flexible, Based Upon Position
  • ICS-100, 200 - NIMS 700, 800

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