1st Annual Voluntary Organization Partnership Day
On Tuesday, October 27, 2015, professionals, academicians, students, and volunteers in emergency management, public administration, and related fields are invited to attend the the first annual Voluntary Organization Partnership Day to learn about and build relationships with our voluntary, faith-based, and community liaisons and partners. This event is co-hosted by FEMA Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VALs), the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD), and the DHS Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships.
Voluntary Organization Partnership Day
Tuesday, October 27, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
FEMA Headquarters, 500 C St SW, Washington, DC
- 9:45 – Opening Remarks in the FEMA Courtyard
- 9:30-1:30 – Exhibit Showcase in the FEMA Courtyard & Capitol Ballroom
- 2-3:30 – Town Hall in the Capitol Ballroom
This unique event will recognize and build awareness of the valuable services and support our voluntary, faith-based, and community partners provide to disaster survivors before, during, and after disasters. Attendees can browse mobile response units and exhibit booths to learn about whole of community partnerships. Additionally, visitors can interact with comfort dog teams and network with partner representatives and other attendees. Please email questions to AC Claud (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We hope everyone can take advantage of this opportunity to learn about expeditionary collaborations and build relationships with our voluntary, faith-based, and community partners!
Download the flyer here.