Your Connection to Canada’s Volunteering Community

Framework for Health Emergencies

The Framework for Health Emergencies provides a call to action for your organization to internally prepare for an emergency and to think about how your organization can best contribute to a response.

Maintaining the Passion: Sustaining the Emergency Response Episodic Volunteer

This document explores the trend of episodic volunteering during emergencies, and outlines how volunteers should be managed during a health emergency.

Integrating Emergency Management and High-Risk Populations: Survey Report and Action Recommendations

This resource outlines the findings from a survey conducted for voluntary organizations working with high-risk populations and emergency response organizations on the level of consideration given to high-risk populations during an emergency.

Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities/Special Needs

This resource was prepared by the Government of Ontario's Emergency Management Ontario in partnership with the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario.

Working Paper Series: From Response to Resilience: Understanding Voluntary Organizations in Health Emergency Management

A report from the Centre for Voluntary Sector Research and Development & School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University