Apr 01, 2023
EMGT 203 - Resource Management - Managing Volunteers and Donations
Course introduces the concepts of managing volunteers and donations in all phases of emergency management. Topics such as identifying volunteer resources and recruiting, training, supervising, and motivating volunteers are discussed. The course also addresses coordinating with voluntary agencies, community-based organizations, professional groups, as well as business and industry. PREREQUISITE(S): EMGT 101 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EP 203.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Identify disaster preparedness needs and issues in the community.
- Implement a resource management system during an emergency.
- Develop a plan for working with community volunteer agencies, professional groups, or business and industry in a disaster.
- Define and apply the five management functions of a volunteer program.
- Produce a resource manual for a department or business.
- Develop strategies for implementing the donations management function at the local level.
- Determine the resources needed to manage a jurisdiction’s disaster.
- Develop an action plan for recruiting, interviewing, training, supervising, and evaluating volunteers.
- Describe the need for collaboration in disaster preparedness.
- Describe techniques used to evaluate a volunteer program.
- Define community collaboration.
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