Training & Mobilizing Volunteers to Improve Public Safety
As the District lead for emergency volunteer and donations management, Serve DC provides critical support to the city’s official emergency response effort in the first 72 hours of a crisis. Serve DC recruits and trains District residents to respond and assist during emergencies – ensuring residents play a major role in making their communities safer, stronger and better prepared to address threats of terrorism, crime and disasters.
As the designated Citizen Corps coordinator for the District of Columbia, Serve DC provides free emergency preparedness training and volunteer opportunities to anyone who lives, works or congregates in District. Citizen Corps is a national initiative designed to foster a culture of citizenship, service and responsibility through education, training, and volunteerism.