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Volunteers Needed for El Niño Flooding Preparedness Efforts

The City of Moreno Valley is currently accepting applications for volunteers to help make a difference in the community! We are looking for volunteers to assist with preparedness efforts in anticipation of severe flooding due to a strong El Niño season. Volunteer opportunities will include:

  • Filling sandbags for Community and City use
  • Stacking sandbags at prepositioned locations
  • Preliminary Damage Assessment

These efforts will enhance and protect the community against future flooding damage and weather related emergencies.

All volunteers who are successful in the selection process will receive all necessary training to carry out the tasks outlined above.

How to become an Office of Emergency Management volunteer:

  • Obtain a volunteer application form
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess a valid California Driver License and proof of insurance
  • Volunteer must not have a record of conviction of a serious offense, or numerous convictions of minor offenses

For more information regarding the Volunteer Program, please contact Jacquelyn Lankhorst with the Office of Emergency Management and Volunteer Services at 951.413.3805 or by email at