Volunteers

Thank you for your interest in the Antelope Valley Disaster Relief Network as a Volunteer. Our volunteers are the heart of our organization in everything we do. AVDRN is a network of churches with volunteers who are active members in a local church and have agreed to the Statement of Faith.

For volunteers who may not agree with these terms, there are alternative volunteer opportunity options available below.

How to Join as a Volunteer 

Successful Completion of Steps

Become a Volunteer»
If you agree to our Statement of Faith, please click the button to complete the required steps to join.

Once you complete these steps, you will officially become an AVDRN volunteer and receive a badge at the orientation. Also, you will be given tools and information to know how to proceed as a volunteer within our organization.


For more information about joining the network, please email Michele Webb at michele@avdrn.org.
 

NETWORK BENEFITS

As a Volunteer, you can expect to receive:

» A platform to deploy quickly and effectively to bring relief to the hurting

» A Photo ID Badge and Credentialing recognizable by local governments and agencies

» Invitations to participate in various AVDRN Events, including Disaster Drills

» Personal and Family Preparedness Training Opportunities

» A training pathway to equip you emotionally, spiritually and physically, including Nationally Certified Courses

» Access to a database that tracks your progress in training and preparedness

» Emergency Broadcast System communication to warn and activate AVDRN volunteers in times of emergency through mass text, voicemail and email

» Opportunity to connect and mobilize with a united Body of Christ


Alternative Volunteer Opportunities

For volunteers who may not agree with our Statement of Faith, there are alternative volunteer opportunity options available to you.

Preparedness Training Course Options

The following trainings, are available to anyone: CERT, CISM/CIT, First Aid/CPR, Preparedness Peace, Ham Radio training, and AVDRN Spiritual Training classes. Certification of course completion will be given to anyone that completes a certified course.

AVDRN Blue T-Shirt and Badge will be available only to AVDRN volunteers who complete online volunteer registration found on our page HOW TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER, AVDRN 3 hour Orientation and agree to our Statement of Faith. (Volunteers who do not pass the background check or are convicted of any crimes against minors will not be able to receive an AVDRN badge or an official AVDRN blue t-shirt).

Joining the American Red Cross

American Red Cross is a great alternate option for service to the community during disaster: https://www.redcross.org/ca/los-angeles. AVDRN partners with the Red Cross to sponsor families in need, to offer shelter support, and provide trained volunteers to assist in areas when called upon during disaster.

To make a tax deductible donation online, click on the donate button below. Make A Donation