During a disaster or other emergency, we will activate our Emergency Volunteer Center (EVC) to provide a way for community members to help out and to manage volunteer efforts.
When disaster or emergencies strike, the Hayward community steps up looking for ways to help. The Emergency Volunteer Center (EVC) is a program we use to help coordinate those volunteers. Community members who sign up are letting us know that they are ready and willing to help in the event of a disaster or other emergency.
The EVC would be activated during major incidents like:
Registered volunteers will be contacted based on the type of event, their abilities and the needs of the community. Tasks may include: