Hennepin County

Emergency Management

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We are currently not accepting volunteers at this time. Please check back at the end of the year or in Jan 2022 when we resume accepting applications. 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with
Hennepin County Emergency Management! 

Hennepin County Emergency Management offers a rewarding opportunity for members of the community to contribute to the County’s emergency preparedness, response and recovery efforts.

Our skilled and dedicated volunteers provide support to key HCEM programs and services.

Emergency Management Volunteer Groups:

Auxiliary Communication (AUXCOMM) Volunteers

Emergency Operations Center(EOC) Volunteers

Emergency Operations Center Logger/Runners

Hazard Education Volunteers

Hazard Data Researchers

Hennepin West Mesonet Volunteers

SKYWARN Weather Spotters

Weather Observers



 To fill out an application:


Mission Statement

Emergency Management protects communities by coordinating and integrating emergency activities across all functions, professions, and jurisdictions necessary to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural, technological and adversarial threats and hazards.

General Interests

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