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Purpose

The State of Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security (BHS) Volunteer Program is designed to assist citizens who want to volunteer their time as individuals or as members of volunteer organizations working with BHS inside any BHS Building located on Gowen Field, Idaho.

Clarification

The BHS Volunteer Program registration page is utilized by those volunteers, both individual and organizational, whose activities take place within a BHS Building located on Gowen Field, ID. If you are a volunteer for an organization whose activities do not take place inside a BHS building located on Gowen Field, ID or outside of the Gowen Field, ID Federal Installation, then you need not complete the BHS Volunteer Registration Process.

Volunteer Registration Process

If you are interested in volunteering for the Idaho Emergency Operations Center Reservist Program you will need to fill out the Personnel Information Form. Please submit this form to:

IDEOC Program Coordinator
Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security
4040 W Guard St, Bldg 600
Boise, ID 83705
Fax: 208-422-3044
To send via email please call 208-422-3020 for the email address

You will be contacted and scheduled to attend an IDEOC Reservist Orientation. Following the orientation, continuing volunteers will be required to complete the background check by clicking on the “Background Check” box located on this page to activate the Background Check process. Follow the instructions and submit your data. Please do not start the Background Check until you have completed orientation.

If you are an individual or member of a volunteer organization that conducts its activities in any BHS Building located on Gowen Field (A Federal Installation) Idaho, you must complete a background check. Click on the “Background Check” box located on this page to activate the Background Check process. Follow the instructions and submit your data. BHS personnel will notify you of the background check status using the contact information on your Personnel Information Form. If you choose not to provide the data necessary for the background check to take place, you will be unable to participate in the activities taking place in BHS buildings located on Gowen Field. Individuals participating in Idaho Emergency Operations Center activities must also fill out the Personnel Information Form. Please submit this form to the IDEOC Program Coordinator or your BHS Point of Contact, Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security, 4040 W Guard St, Bldg 600, Boise, ID 83705; fax 208-422-3044; to send via email please call 208-422-3020 for the email address.