Volunteer for Emergency Preparedness Event on July 25

UPDATE: July 15
Thanks for the amazing response to our call for volunteers! As of today, all of our volunteer spots are now filled, but stay tuned, more programs and volunteer opportunities will be available in the future.

Posted at 11 a.m.

We need 30 volunteers (age 16+) to help stuff emergency information bags on Saturday, July 25, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Volunteer a couple of hours to help our Office of Emergency Management (OEM) prepare for upcoming outreach events.

You can sign up at www.eventbrite.com/e/office-of-emergency-management-volunteer-day-tickets-17660826006.

In addition to the help you’ll provide in preparing emergency information bags, you’ll also get a sneak peek at the county’s Emergency Operations Center and learn about emergency preparedness. Plus, light breakfast snacks will be served!

Listen as Whitney Kazragis, community outreach liaison with OEM, encourages volunteering for the July 25th bag packing event.

Agenda:
Registration – 9:30 a.m.
Volunteer Briefing – 9:45 a.m.
Emergency Information Bag Packing – 10 a.m.
Emergency Operations Center Tour and Presentation – 11:30 a.m.

If you have any questions about the bag packing event, or to learn more about emergency preparedness, call 571-350-1000, TTY 711; email oem-outreach@fairfaxcounty.gov. You can also request an OEM representative to attend your community event or give a presentation about emergency preparedness at your homeowners association or civic association meeting.

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Official emergency information about preparedness, response and recovery from Fairfax County Government.

2 responses to “Volunteer for Emergency Preparedness Event on July 25”

  1. Joan Goodman says :

    When I went into the site it said it was “sold out.” Does that mean you don’t need volunteers at this point? Thanks, Joan

    On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM, Fairfax County Emergency Information wrote:

    > Fairfax County Emergency Information posted: “Posted at 11 a.m. We > need 30 volunteers (age 16+) to help stuff emergency information bags on > Saturday, July 25, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Volunteer a couple of hours to > help our Office of Emergency Management (OEM) prepare for upcoming outreach > events. “

    • Fairfax County Emergency Information says :

      Thanks for your interest in volunteering Joan. We’ve had an amazing response and right now all of the volunteer spots for the July 25th event are full. Please be on the lookout for future programs and volunteer opportunities with the Office of Emergency Management!