Help us prepare for and respond to emergencies.
Interested in being of service to our community during emergencies? Join the NOLA Ready Volunteer Corps: we've got lots of opportunities for volunteers with a range of skills.
Wondering what the NOLA Ready Volunteer Corps is all about? Watch the video above to see what volunteers can get involved with, and what you need to know before volunteering with us.
The NOLA Ready Volunteer Corps helps build a culture of preparedness and resilience, supporting first responders, community partners, and residents in disaster response and recovery efforts. NOLA Ready Corps volunteers are part of a team working to meet residents' needs before, during, and after emergencies. NOLA Ready Corps volunteers can receive training in hurricane preparedness, City-Assisted Evacuation, shelter operations, pet evacuation and sheltering, flood recovery, and more. The NOLA Ready Volunteer Corps is managed by the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. As a NOLA Ready volunteer, you will work with the City of New Orleans to assist the public to respond and recover from emergencies and disasters of all kinds, including:
Emergency Shelter Operations
Hurricane Call Center Operations
Public Safety and Public Health Exercises
Pet Evacuation & Sheltering
Special Events & Mardi Gras
Public Health & First Aid
Flood Clean Up