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Volunteer Emergency Worker Application

Steps

  1. 1. Step One
  2. 2. Step Two
  3. 3. Step Three
  4. 4. Emergency Worker Responsibilities
  5. 5. Vehicle Policies
  6. 6. Vehicle Agreement
  7. 7. Volunteer Agreement
  • Step One

    1. Emergency Management Logo

    2. Greater Spokane Emergency Management

    3. Please check the volunteer program you are applying for.*

      PLEASE REVIEW the VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES online at www.gsem.us. If you know which SAR team you want to join (INSAR, ISD, or WK) and have already contacted them, please check that team; otherwise, please ONLY check SAR (Spokane County Search and Rescue). If you are interested in one of the other programs, please check all those you are interested in.

    4. Application Process

      Once you have completed the application, it will automatically be sent to the Sheriff's Office for review. The review, including a background check, will take a few weeks, and you will be contacted after a volunteer number has been assigned to you.

    5. Required credentials and ID process: SAR volunteers

      Volunteers must complete the credentials below before being issued an ID. The ID is valid for five years. The SAR Coordinator will confirm the Field Certification and then the volunteer will need to send a headshot (light background preferred--shoulders and above) to [email protected] The ID will take a few weeks to process. You must be current in all the areas listed below to stay active and have your ID renewed.

    6. Required credentials and ID process: MEOC and Auxiliary Communciations (aka ARES RACES) volunteers

      Volunteers must complete the credentials below before being issued an ID. The ID is valid for five years. Once the credentials have been completed, the volunteer will need to send a headshot (light background preferred--shoulders and above) to [email protected] The ID will take a few weeks to process. You must be current in all the areas listed below to stay active and have your ID renewed.

    7. Required credentials and ID process: HEART, DEM and DART volunteers

      Volunteers must complete the credentials below before being issued an ID. The ID is valid for five years. Once the credentials have been completed, the volunteer will need to send a headshot (light background preferred--shoulders and above) to [email protected] The ID will take a few weeks to process. You must be current in all the areas listed below to stay active and have your ID renewed.

    8. IMPORTANT: please read this instructions carefully

      All questions MUST be answered and the applicant MUST be the person completing this form. This information will be used as a basis for a detailed investigation of your background and must be honestly and accurately reported. Failing to disclose information will result in an automatic application rejection. NOTE: If you need additional space please use Section 7: Supplemental Information.

    9. I have agreed to the following:*

      By checking the "I AGREE" box below, I certify that I have read the IMPORTANT information above, and that all the information I have entered on this form is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I also authorize the Spokane County Sheriff's Office to conduct a background check (investigation) and a driver's license check.

    10. Personal Information:

    11. Sex*

    12. Please include area code.

    13. Please include area code.

    14. Please include area code.

    15. AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, TracFone, etc.

    16. Electronic Signature Agreement*

      By checking the "I AGREE" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed as done with a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

    17. IMPORTANT: If volunteer is under 18 years of age a parent's or guardian's signature must also be provided.