Welcome to Your
US Disaster Response
Volunteering Resources Page!
Visit these links to learn more about who Poured Out is, what we do, and the kinds of things you’ll be involved in as a volunteer!
- Meet Our Staff, Know Our Hearts
- Check Out The Work We Do
- Check Out Our Past Deployments
- Tuscaloosa, AL Tornado Response (2011)
- Joplin, MO Tornado Response (2011)
- Hurricane Sandy Response, NY (2012-2013)
- Moore, OK Tornado Response (2013)
- Washington, IL Tornado Response (2013)
- Baxter Springs, KS Tornado Response (2014)
Click the below link to apply for a Poured Out US Disaster Response Trip
- USDR Trip Application
- Email us to Schedule: USDR@poured-out.org
- Call us at: 707-278-USDR (707-228-8737)
Check out these links to learn more about where you will be staying and what to expect while being a volunteer with Poured Out
- Poured Out offers group and leadership training for churches, businesses, and communities who are interested in being trained to be first responders when a storm hits! Email us at USDR@poured-out.org to book a training!
- Check Out What Kind of Impact You could have on a Community –Pastor Nathan Hedge’s Reflections after Moore, OK Tornado
- Things to Be Aware of Before Deploying
- Tetnus Shot is required to volunteer. If you are not currently up to date on your Tetnus vaccinations, you must be willing to get vaccinated before your trip or during your trip. Red Cross often offers free vaccinations on site!
- Insurance OR a completed insurance waiver is required. If you do not have insurance, see the “Required Forms” section to download a waiver
Poured Out recognizes that each volunteer will assume their own risk in regards to which medications and vaccinations they get in preparation for their trip. While some volunteers take all preventative measures, others stick to the basics/required vaccines and medications. Talk to your physician about what’s right for you.
- You Will Need a Copy of the Front and Back of Your Drivers License or State ID
- You Will Need a Copy of the Front and Back of Your Medical Insurance Card
- Signed Copy of Volunteer Code of Contact
- Don’t Have Insurance? Fill Out Our Insurance Waiver
- Under the Age of 18? Fill Out Our Minor Consent Form
- Perspective from our Pastor Partners
- Why Every Pastor Should Lead a Short Term Mission Trip -Pastor Lawrence Wilson, Fall Creek Wesleyan Church
- How Poured Out and Disaster Response Impacted my Community –Pastor Nathan Hedge’s Reflections after Moore, OK Tornado
- Informational Packet for District Superintendents
- Trip Cost is $25 per day
- Trip Cost covers overnight lodging, breakfast, dinner, work coordination, liability insurance coverage
- Lunch is not included in trip cost. Depending on the timeframe, there is often lunch served for free in the field, if not be prepared to purchase lunch at local fast food or restaurants
- Travel costs (fuel, plane tickets) are not included. Volunteers are responsible to get themselves to and from deployment sites