Get Involved - Volunteer


The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) provides training in emergency preparedness and basic response techniques enabling citizens to take a more active role in personal and public safety.


The Emergency Support Unit is a volunteer team organized under Emergency Management to provide support to fire, law enforcement and disaster operations in the form of emergency light trucks and emergency power generation.

K9 Search Team

The K9 Search Team provides search dogs for law enforcement and fire rescue agencies in and around Sedgwick County when requested, and at no cost to the agency or families involved.

The team responds to calls for missing or lost persons, disasters, and human remains recovery.


The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteers locally organize and utilize medical professionals and others to promote healthy living throughout the year and prepare for and respond to public health emergencies.


The Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) is an organization of amateur radio operators who volunteer to provide radio communication for Emergency Management in times of disaster.

Volunteer Application

If you or someone you know is interested in becoming involved with one of these volunteer groups, contact the Emergency Management office at 660-5959, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.