NJVOAD Documents

  • View official documents of NJVOAD, such as bylaws, membership application forms and more.

NJVOAD Bylaws – signed and updated on 9/28/15

NJVOAD Membership Application – If your organization has NJ statewide or multi-county capacity to respond to disasters, and a presence and investment in disaster preparedness response and/or recovery, you may be eligible to become a member of NJVOAD.

NJVOAD Membership Resource Guide – Learn more about some of the services and resources that NJVOAD members have to offer in times of disaster.

NJVOAD 2016-2020 Strategic Plan – NJVOAD’s five-year strategic plan seeks to continue and build upon the momentum and collaboration created after Hurricane Sandy.

Personal Preparedness Resources

  • The first step in community preparedness starts with the individual.  View these personal preparedness resources and tools to better prepare the individuals in your community so that they are more resilient and better able to serve the community at large.

Personal Disaster Preparedness Guide (PDPG) – The PDPG created by Operation HOPE will allow you to advise family members of your recovery process and to reassure them if you are not affected by an event in your city.

VOAD/COAD Resources

  • View resources on how to develop and strengthen community VOADs and COADs, including a VOAD/COAD Manual and over twenty supportive and supplemental documents and resources.

New Jersey VOAD/COAD Manual – This manual integrates relevant information from NVOAD materials, other states VOADs and COADs, and state-specific resources to serve as a comprehensive resource for NJ VOAD and COADs as they work to stand-up their organization and maintain engagement.

Animals in Disasters – Resources for making emergency preparations and plans for pets.

Business Continuity Plans – Basic outline to create a business continuity plan, including list of roles and responsibilities and contact information.

Disaster Basics for Faith Communities – Highlights hazards and plans for preparing faith communities for disasters.

Neighborworks Disaster Preparedness Manual – The purpose of this handbook is to provide Community Development Organizations (CDOs) with basic information useful for developing organizational continuity of operations plans, proactively assisting their communities with preparedness, and pre-planning for recovery and disaster recovery.

Long-Term Recovery Resources

  • Learn how to set-up a long-term recovery group (LTRG), committee or organization by exploring the provided guide and resources.