Opportunity at a Glance
Orland Park Police Department Seeks Emergency Services and
Disaster Agency (ESDA) Volunteers.
The Village of Orland Park Police Department Emergency Services
Disaster Agency (ESDA) is looking for motivated individuals to join
its ranks as ESDA volunteers. Volunteers help during emergency
situations. This is an unpaid position.
"ESDA in Orland Park goes back decades," said Trustee Dan
Calandriello, chair of the village's Public Safety Committee. "The
community has had a wonderful history of residents coming forward
to volunteer their time to help however they could."
Orland Park's ESDA volunteers perform standard Emergency
Operations Center functions and provide assistance for village
departments and the Orland Fire Protection District when
The police department provides training for its ESDA volunteers
so they're familiar with our protocols and are well versed in some
of the situations they may encounter. Orland Park's ESDA volunteers
are trained on blood borne pathogens/PPE; CPR/AED; emergency
vehicle operations; National Incident Management System; hazard
materials awareness; severe weather spotting; traffic control;
radio communications and standard first aid.
Volunteers must be able to respond during emergency and
stressful situations being able to help as required. Applicants may
be placed in situations that require extended periods of heavy
physical activity under a variety of environmental conditions. ESDA
volunteers volunteer under the general supervision of an ESDA
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills
Volunteers must be age 18 or older and be U.S. Citizens.
Applicants must pass a background investigation, physical
requirements and drug screening, if needed. When applying,
volunteers must submit copies of their birth certificates, Illinois
driver's licenses, high school diploma or GED certificate. ESDA
applicants are interviewed and must pass a physical ability
"The Orland Park community is filled with wonderful volunteers,"
Calandriello said. "We see it with every organization - sports,
scouts, at school, churches and more. We're looking for people who
enjoy helping and are willing and able to lend a hand when
Job LocationUS-IL-Orland Park
IMRF EligibileNot IMRF Eligible
SalaryVolunteer Position - No Compensation