Emergency Volunteers Project

Emergency Volunteers Project (EVP) recruits and trains firefighters, medical personnel and community volunteers to become Emergency First Responders in Israel. Train to help Israel in times of emergency. Become a volunteer today!



Israel Needs Our Help

Jewish Federation, in partnership with EVP, needs you to join the team. Undergo training in a local facility in Dallas to be certified by the State of Israel and EVP so you can serve in Israel in the event of a crisis.


There’s a team for anyone that wants to help!


  • Doctors receive temporary licensure to practice in Israel (all specialties are encouraged)

  • Firefighters work alongside Israeli counterparts responding to emergency calls

  • Nurses and Paramedics provide lifesaving assistance at hospitals and bomb shelters

  • Community Volunteers serve in emergency depots, deliver food and water to shelters, provide support services


Click below for more information.


Training and Certification
April 14-15, 2019 (location TBD)


One day of intensive training with breakout sessions led by a fully qualified Israeli team including trainers from the IDF.

Topics include:

  • Standards of readiness

  • Urban search and rescue protocols and drills

  • Emergency response simulations

  • Detailed introduction to Israeli Emergency Services

  • Networking opportunities


For more information, please contact email Gary Wolff at or call 214-615-5223.