Empowering Communities Through Disaster Response Training & Coordination






 

 

NYC VOAD Volunteer Management Sub Committee

Co-Host Lisa Orloff, World Cares Center and Colleen Smallfield of NYCares Monthly Event - Second Tuesday of every month: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT) New York, NY

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World Cares Center

Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts:

As of November 2013 World Cares Center has trained over 7,300 volunteers, delivered 20,000 emergency supplies & reclaimed the homes of more than 1,400 New Yorkers!

World Cares Center operates Volunteer Coordination and Resiliency Centers (VCRC's) on Staten Island, Far Rockaways, and Queens and in Brooklyn. These sites are supported by our headquarters team located in Midtown Manhattan where we serve all five boroughs and beyond. Please contact us to volunteer or to request help.


Training Everyday:

WCC teaches youth, seniors, and citizens to act as effective ready responders, trains local and faith-based leaders to emerge as disaster managers, and works with emergency managers to formulate contingency plans and coordinate community-wide response efforts. Please explore our website or call us for our training schedule or request a training.


A Quick Video About Us:

World Cares Center (WCC) mission is to empower communities and their neighbors through disaster response training, support and coordination. By preparing the community to respond together, we alleviate suffering in marginalized populations while reducing the injuries, deaths, and harmful elements of emergency situations. Resulting from these initiatives are strong, resilient communities capable of helping each other safely during crisis and disaster response, as well as confident individuals who possess the tools to keep themselves and their family safe by reducing the risks of hazards around them.

World Cares Center (WCC) alleviates suffering in marginalized populations while reducing the injuries, deaths, and harmful elements of emergency situations.

WCC teaches youth, seniors, and citizens to act as effective ready responders, trains local and faith-based leaders to emerge as disaster managers, and works with emergency managers to formulate contingency plans and coordinate community-wide response efforts.

Resulting from these initiatives are strong, resilient communities capable of helping each other safely during crisis and disaster response, as well as confident individuals who possess the tools to keep themselves and their family safe by reducing the risks of hazards around them.

 

 

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