The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
National Search Dog AllianceNational Search Dog Alliance
The mission of the National Search Dog Alliance, a not-for-profit, 501(c) (3), is to serve communities through the certification and education of search and rescue and law enforcement canine teams and their support personnel. • Serve communities: our... Read more
The mission of the National Search Dog Alliance, a not-for-profit, 501(c) (3), is to serve communities through the certification and education of search and rescue and law enforcement canine teams and their support personnel. • Serve communities: our certified canine teams respond to local and national emergencies and provide awareness programs on proactive safety education. • Certification: we provide nationally recognized standards to ensure the highest quality resources to advance public safety. • Sponsoring Education at the local, regional and national level to provide professional, continuous learning opportunities.
The Corporation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. Through training, educational and certification programs, we promote and enhance the capabilities of canine search and recovery teams across the nation. We work to facilitate and improve cooperation and communications between volunteer canine handlers, volunteer organizations, paid emergency response personnel and local, state and federal agencies. The underlying purpose of the National Search Dog Alliance is to bring to a successful conclusion the cases of lost and missing persons.