Training and Education Collaborative System - Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (TECS-PERLC). (2012). Volunteer Management: Module 2: Notify, Organize, and Assemble Volunteers in an Emergency. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-TRAIN/Public Health Foundation.
This second module in a series on volunteer management includes information on identifying the types and numbers of volunteers needed for a response; working with external partners; and managing spontaneous volunteers. 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.