Flood season is a long way off, but the city of Davenport is looking for volunteers to be leaders in future flood-fighting efforts.
The city is seeking 40 to 50 people to become a part of a flood fight coordinator team. Training will be held Thursday, with sessions from 8-10 a.m. or 6-8 p.m. at Davenport Public Works Center, 1200 E. 46th St., Davenport. Reservations are requested at www.volunteerdavenport.com or by calling the Davenport Volunteer Connection at 563-888-3201.
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The team will help coordinate sandbag operations, including volunteers, tracking and monitoring, supply coordination, equipment and safety precautions, sandbag instruction and donation coordination and monitoring. Individuals will be cross-trained in various aspects.
Volunteers must be 18 or older, able to attend two to four hours of training annually, make a three-year commitment and work in a team environment with diverse populations and ages.