Volunteer

The DM12 volunteer initiative is built on our 15 years of disaster relief experience, enabling us to safely continue operations around the world.

The DM12 structure, with participants arriving/departing program and working on the same schedule, is designed to:

  • increase safety for the people in the communities we serve, our volunteers and staff;
  • mitigate COVID-19 risks by creating a group travel and work schedule, and planning our program forecast with more confidence;
  • meaningfully support participants by managing their travel to/from program, covering their expenses and providing a training curriculum in disaster relief work.

We are now accepting DM12 volunteer applications for the following relief programs:

The Bahamas: DM12 participants will join us on program Monday, January 4, 2021 and finish the two-month service commitment on Sunday, March 6, 2021. Due to current travel restrictions, we are currently only able to offer this opportunity to individuals travelling from within the United States and The Bahamas. The deadline to apply to be part of this cohort is Friday, December 11, 2020 at midnight EST.

Join the Bahamas Cohort

Texas: DM12 participants will join us on program Sunday, January 10, 2021 and finish the three-month service commitment on Friday, April 2, 2021. The deadline to apply to be part of this cohort is Friday, December 18, 2020 at midnight EST.

Join the Texas Cohort

Mexico: DM12 participants will join us on program Saturday, January 11, 2021 and finish the three-month service commitment on Sunday, March 28, 2021. The deadline to apply to be part of this cohort is Friday, December 11, 2020 at midnight EST.

Join the Mexico Cohort

Los Angeles: DM12 participants will join us on program Sunday, January 24, 2021 and finish the three-month service commitment on Saturday, April 17, 2021. The deadline to apply to be part of this cohort is Friday, January 1, 2021 at midnight EST.

Join the California Cohort

The DM12 initiative will replace our regular volunteer application and acceptance process until we are safely and effectively able to mobilize and engage volunteers on an individual basis. You’ll find more information about our COVID-19 safety measures here.

Please fill out the form below if you’d like to be notified by email about future DM12 volunteer opportunities.

The DM12 initiative will replace our regular volunteer application and acceptance process until we are safely and effectively able to mobilize and engage volunteers on an individual basis. You’ll find more information about our COVID-19 safety measures here.

Please fill out the form below if you’d like to be notified by email about future DM12 volunteer opportunities.

Stay tuned for the next DM12 Opportunity

Benefits of the DM12 initiative include travel, training and a small stipend, to name a few!

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