Community Volunteer Program

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Register for Trinity County's Disaster Service Worker (DSW) Community Volunteer Program

If you are interested in volunteering your time to help others during a disaster or emergency, please complete registration form below.

After reviewing the online submissions, Trinity County will contact interested applicants to complete a live scan/background screening at not cost to the potential volunteer.

Disaster Service Worker (DSW) Community Volunteer Agreement

As a DSW Community Volunteer, I agree as follows:

  1. I agree that should any situation arise to where I feel I have been threatened, have witnessed a crime, or have been the target of an unlawful act, I will contact the Human Resources Department at (530) 623-1325 and/or the Sheriff's Department at (530) 623-2611, or 911.
  2. I am not an employee of Trinity County or any other agency and I serve at the pleasure of the agency that accepts my services. I will not be paid any compensation or reimbursement or expenses.
  3. I do not have the authority to enter into contracts or agreements on behalf of the County or any other agency.
  4. I am covered by workers' compensation insurance, but there is no medical insurance coverage for me as a volunteer, unless expressly stated herein.
  5. I may resign at any time and the County, or other local agency for whom I provide services, may terminate me at any time, without cause. If the volunteer choses, this agreement can be renewed annually.
  6. I may use or have access to the equipment, tools, documents and computer disks provided by the County or agency, which shall remain the property of the County or the agency. I agree to return all of said equipment, tools, documents and disks to the County or agency upon termination of services, in good condition, normal wear and tear expected.
  7. I will not disclose, directly or indirectly any confidential information or documents to which I may have access as a volunteer or community service worker.
    Trinity County and public agencies do not discriminate against any volunteer or applicant for volunteer because of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation. This policy does not require the County or public agency to accept unqualified volunteers.

If you agree with the above statement, please click "submit" to send your registration to the Office of Emergency Services.

Thank you for your interest