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Volunteer Today

When you volunteer with ODPEM you are giving something back to your community by lending a helping hand to people and organizations. What you may not realize is that volunteering also benefits you as an individual. There are many good reasons to get involved in the community, including learning something about yourself. ODPEM offers volunteer opportunities for both teens and adults.

Some of the benefits of volunteering

You can:

  •  Make new friends
  •  Explore career and personal interests 
  •  Earn great recommendations for future employment or college applications
  •  Develop marketable job skills 
  •  Build your resume 
  •  Enrich your education 
  •  Uncover hidden skills and talents 
  •  Increase your self-confidence 
  •  Have fun
  •  Make a difference 

 Additional benefits include:

  •  Certificate after completion of 100 volunteer hours
  •  Volunteer recognition event

To volunteer with the Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management, please click here:

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