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Using Social Media to Engage
Volunteers in Disaster
Tanya Ferraro
@tjlasagna
Some things, you can’t stop…
The two can come together!
Social media is scary…
OMG IDK WTH this says b/c IMHO all of these acronyms are
confusing. FWIW I still say it’s NSFW. LOL...
The Big Guys
•
– Short, prompt messages (140 characters)
– Continuous updates
– #hashtags
•
– Longer, interactive messages...
More Resources
• Visuals
– YouTube
– Vine
– Instagram
• Google +
• Interactive
– Skype
– Voxer
They’re already there!
What difference does it make in
emergency management?
• Reach people = more resilient community
members
• Educate = people...
What can SM do in planning?
• Stay connected
• Provide training
• Control future response efforts
• Involve key players in...
What can SM do in response?
• Alert!
– Twitter alerts
– Facebook posts
• Communicate!
– Voxer (data based radio)
– Google ...
Unfortunately…
Used by you, for you…
Virtual Operations Support Teams!
Basic elements of a VOST
• Information gathering
• Crowd sourcing
• Situational awareness
• Rumor/information control
Resources for Social Media!
• http://sm4em.org – Info on using social media
in emergency management
• http://socialmediago...
Resources for Finding Volunteers!
• Citizen Corps
– CERT
– Medical Reserve Corps
– Fire and Law
• National Volunteer Organ...
Questions?
Tanya Ferraro
about.me/tjlasagna
@tjlasagna
tferraro@vaems.org
540-494-4750
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A 30-minute overview on connecting with your volunteers using social media during all phases of the emergency management cycle.

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  1. 1. Using Social Media to Engage Volunteers in Disaster Tanya Ferraro @tjlasagna
  2. 2. Some things, you can’t stop…
  3. 3. The two can come together!
  4. 4. Social media is scary… OMG IDK WTH this says b/c IMHO all of these acronyms are confusing. FWIW I still say it’s NSFW. LOL j/k.
  5. 5. The Big Guys • – Short, prompt messages (140 characters) – Continuous updates – #hashtags • – Longer, interactive messages – Group dialogue – #hashtags
  6. 6. More Resources • Visuals – YouTube – Vine – Instagram • Google + • Interactive – Skype – Voxer
  7. 7. They’re already there!
  8. 8. What difference does it make in emergency management? • Reach people = more resilient community members • Educate = people affiliate and STOP spontaneously volunteering • Involve = relationship and trust building
  9. 9. What can SM do in planning? • Stay connected • Provide training • Control future response efforts • Involve key players in plans
  10. 10. What can SM do in response? • Alert! – Twitter alerts – Facebook posts • Communicate! – Voxer (data based radio) – Google Hangouts – Skype • Inform! – Wordpress, other web
  11. 11. Unfortunately…
  12. 12. Used by you, for you… Virtual Operations Support Teams!
  13. 13. Basic elements of a VOST • Information gathering • Crowd sourcing • Situational awareness • Rumor/information control
  14. 14. Resources for Social Media! • http://sm4em.org – Info on using social media in emergency management • http://socialmediagovernance.com/ - social media policies • http://vosg.us – Virtual Operations Support Group • #smemchat every Friday, 12:30 EST
  15. 15. Resources for Finding Volunteers! • Citizen Corps – CERT – Medical Reserve Corps – Fire and Law • National Volunteer Organizations in Disaster (VOAD)
  16. 16. Questions? Tanya Ferraro about.me/tjlasagna @tjlasagna tferraro@vaems.org 540-494-4750
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