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Spokane County Volunteer Application

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  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. SCDEM Logo
    2. Spokane County Volunteer Application
    3. Please check the volunteer program you are interested in.*

      If you are unsure, please review VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES online at www.scem.org and choose one or two programs that best fit your area of interest. Please do not check more than three. Volunteers will be notified via email by the team lead of the organization you are interested in when the background check has been completed.

      MINIMUM AGE: 12 years old with parental approval and supervision; however, many programs require volunteers to be 18 years or older. 

    4. Application Process
      Once you have completed the application, it will automatically be sent to the Sheriff's Office for review, including a background check. You will be contacted as soon as it has been completed.
    5. MRC Volunteers (MUST BE COMPLETED)

      Do you have a medical license? If yes, please list the type of license--DO NOT include any details about the license.

    6. Please list the type of license you have or write NONE if you answered No.

    7. Required credentials and ID process: SAR volunteers

      The SAR Coordinator issues the Field Certification after the volunteer has completed the SAR Academy. In addition, once the volunteer has completed all the required credentials, the volunteer will receive an ID. Details provided during SAR Academy.

    8. Required credentials and ID process: ACS and MLST 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 sramelmckay@spokanecounty.org. The ID will take a few weeks to process. You must be current in all areas listed below to stay active and have your ID renewed.

    9. Required credentials and ID process: HEART, SLEET and DART volunteers

      Volunteers must complete the credentials below before being issued an ID.* The ID is valid for five years. Ideally, all FEMA courses will be done within three months once accepted as a volunteer. When all credentials have been completed, the volunteer will need to send a headshot (light background preferred--shoulders and above) to sramelmckay@spokanecounty.org. The ID will take a few weeks to process. You must also be current in all the areas listed below to stay active and have your ID renewed.

    10. SCOPE Volunteers

      Volunteers work with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office--see scopespokanewa.org for more information or contact SCOPE Main: 509-477-3376. Application is sent directly to SCOPE. Once volunteers are accepted, new volunteers must attend SCOPE Basic Training. NOTE: Please contact SCOPE Main regarding the SCOPE ID process.

    11. 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 an investigation of your background, and must be honestly and accurately reported. Failing to disclose information will result in an automatic application rejection.

    12. 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.

    13. Personal Information:
    14. Sex*
    15. WA Driver's License?*
    16. If you DO NOT have a WA State Drivers' License, please state the reason and the State your license is from (if applicable).

    17. If you do not yet have a driver's license, please put N/A.
    18. If you do not yet have a license, please put in your birthdate.
    19. For youth without a license, please upload a photo of yourself--a headshot (shoulders on up)--thank you!

    20. Please include area code.
    21. Please include area code.
    22. Please include area code.
    23. AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, TracFone, etc.
    24. IMPORTANT: Email addresses are required for all communication. By signing the electronic signature below, you understand that you will be receiving electronic communication from Spokane County Emergency Management and/or from the local volunteer team or teams to which you belong in order to keep you informed of all volunteer activities, including meetings and trainings. You must notify sramelmckay@spokanecounty.org if you do NOT wish to receive electronic communication.
    25. If you are conversant or fluent in any languages, please list.
    26. 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.
    27. IMPORTANT: If volunteer is under 18 years of age a parent's or guardian's signature must also be provided.
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