Here are a few ways National VOAD can benefit your organization:
Committees/Task ForcesMembers and Partners gather around topical issues and programmatic activities to improve the delivery of services throughout the disaster cycle, and to further create a climate for cooperation. The work of the committees and task forces is supported by National VOAD staff and technology tools.
ConferenceNational VOAD holds an annual national conference in the spring each year. This is the only time each year when emergency management volunteers and professionals come together from across the country to share best practices, new ideas and develop whole community solutions for building more resilient communities.
Discounted fees for products and servicesNational VOAD works to leverage discounts and saving opportunities offered by many top companies for the benefits of our members.
Federal Advocacy and Liaison RepresentationNational VOAD staff in Washington, DC work with FEMA, the DHS, Congress, and other federal agencies on issues of concern throughout the disaster cycle.
Incident Response and Recovery CoordinationIn support of our member's work to respond to a disaster or help a community recover, National VOAD helps coordinate and facilitate communication and actions among member organizations, emergency management agencies and other organizations.
Peer to peer networkingNational VOAD offers its members numerous opportunities to share and discuss best practices and partner on common issues.