COVID-19 Disaster Response

CVNL matches volunteers with urgent COVID-19 relief volunteer opportunities in Solano, Napa, Marin, and Sonoma Counties. Click the buttons below to explore needs by county.

Community Disaster Preparedness Series

CVNL is leading a series of free community preparedness trainings in partnership with The Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative (BAUASI).

The series begins August 24 through November 18. First Session, August 24: Emergency Volunteer Management. Sign up for the entire series, or individual sessions, to learn the fundamentals of disaster preparedness and how to make sure your staff and organization are prepared during an emergency. Click below to register.

Emergency Volunteer & Donations Management

In Sonoma, Marin, Solano and Napa Counties, CVNL works with nonprofit and government agencies to gather and assess community needs on an ongoing basis when a disaster strikes. We also help coordinate physical and monetary donations and distribute them to nonprofit agencies that help people and animals that were directly affected. You can show your support by making a donation to our COVID-19 Relief Fund, below. 

Become a
Paratransit Driver

We have a need for volunteer paratransit drivers, as they play a key role during emergencies in ensuring the health and safety of our residents. Click the button below to learn about becoming a Volunteer Wheels/Paratransit Driver. 

Other Resources

Rebuilding communities

When a crisis ends, our needs are not less. First responders save lives, but second responders help people put their lives back together. Read more about how CVNL is partnering with others to address long-term recovery needs and restore communities. 

Disaster Consulting for nonprofits

Our seasoned consultants can help you with your Continuity of Operations (COOP) planning, lead your staff through a psychological first aid (PFA) training, create strategies for managing disaster volunteers, and more.  We strive to make your organization better and stronger than it was previously so you will be ready the next time a disaster strikes.