Provide a synopsis of the Volunteer Protection Act. What protection does this act provide? Any major omissions in coverage from the volunteer’s perspective? Does participation in a NVOAD agency provide any benefit to the volunteer? Any benefit to the Incident Command organization? 500 words should be plenty.
the work should be minimum at 500 words
Perry & Lindell chapters 5, 6
Ciottone Chapter 45
Volunteer Protection Act (VPA) – This is not a big document.
National Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster – nvoad.org
The Ciottone chapter provides a good background to the many issues we must consider involving volunteers in disasters. You will find the VPA fascinating – it is a very important document and you will refer to it often during the masters. Breeze through the NVOAD website – a great organization.