Interested in joining NEMCo?   Membership is not required to be a NEMCo community volunteer. However, we do recommend obtaining a NEMCo membership as a credentialed Emergency Worker, which involves a background check and being registered as a Washington State Emergency Worker to support vital volunteer roles during events or a disaster.

To become a credentialed NEMCo Volunteer please complete the following forms and email them to NEMCo's Emergency Manager at

Volunteer Service Agreement (fillable PDF)

Volunteer Service Agreement Request for Background Information (fillable PDF)

Emergency Worker Credential Application (.docx)  (current as of 27 April 2021)

requires that volunteers must be either CERT graduates or HAM radio-licensed, and completion of the following Incident Command System (ICS) classes offered by FEMA's Emergency Management Institute.

ICS 100.c





CODE OF CONDUCT  - Draft (comment period closed)


The NEMCo Code of Conduct is a draft document that once final will become a required document for all certified Volunteer Emergency Workers.   Please note that some of the referenced documents are still undergoing internal drafting and review and will be added here once available.

See Acronyms and Forms page for additional documents that may be used by members.

Volunteer Opportunities
  • Community Events: Parades, Health and Safety Fairs
  • Preparedness Educational Events
  • National Night Out
  • Monthly Group Meetings
  • Weekly RACES Radio Net
  • Newsletter Contributions
  • Emergency Communication Drills
  • Regular Training 
  • and much more...