Training and Education Collaborative System - Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (TECS-PERLC). (2012). Volunteer Management: Module 1: Coordinating Volunteers. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-TRAIN/Public Health Foundation.
This course provides an overview of the functions of organization, notification, assembly, dispatch, and demobilization of volunteers in an emergency. Although created to support a jurisdictional public health agency's response to incidents of public health significance, the general principles of volunteer management presented in this course may be applicable to the development of a healthcare facility’s disaster volunteer plan.