Become a Member

The IDHRC leadership is looking for organizations that are dedicated to helping Iowans in their time of need to join our team.

The IDHRC  builds capacity through membership with organizations who provide services in times of disaster through coordinating, collaborating, communiticating, and cooperating with government and not-for-profits, including faith-based and voluntary agencies throughout Iowa and beyond.

Below are some benefits of IDHRC membership:

Access to Resources, Training, and Other Learning Opportunities

The IDHRC offers members a wide array of resources and educational opportunities for organizations, and volunteers.

Committees/Task Forces

Members and Partners gather around topical issues and programmatic activities to improve the delivery of services throughout the disaster cycle, and to further create a climate for cooperation.

Incident Response and Recovery Coordination

In support of our members work to respond to a disaster or help a community recover, we help coordinate and facilitate communication and actions among member organizations, emergency management agencies and other organizations.

Peer to Peer Networking

The IDHRC offers members numerous opportunities to share and discuss best practices and partner on common issues with COADs and regional VOADs.

To inquire about becoming a member of the IDHRC, please fill out our Statement of Understanding (SOU) form below.

Once your Statement of Understanding has been submitted you will receive a follow up from a board member to discuss your membership and next steps. New membership is determined by the Board of Directors during our monthly meetings.  If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact us at [email protected].