The Exceptional Family Member Program or EFMP is a mandatory U.S. Department of Defense enrollment program that works with other military and civilian agencies to. Support for military families with special needs family members is provided through the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP). Although each Service has its own. Enrollment in the Exceptional Family Member Program is mandatory for all active duty military. Points of contact for the Army's program at Tripler Army Medical. The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a mandatory enrollment program that works with other military and civilian agencies to provide comprehensive and. The Army designed the EFMP to be a. This web site provides information on the Exceptional Family Member Program enrollment and screening.
The Army provides help for military families, including support groups and counseling services. Many of the Army family services are offered free or at discount prices.
Fort Carson Army Community Service. Army Volunteer Corps(AVC)Fort Carson Army Volunteer Corp. Develop your skills .. Network and create opportunities .. Make a difference. The Fort Carson Army Volunteer Corps offers you the opportunity to develop skills, explore a new career, network with other professionals and create opportunities for yourself. The Army Volunteer Corps Coordinator (AVCC) will assist you in documenting your volunteer time and enable you to use it on a job application and /or resume should you decide.
The Fort Carson Army Volunteer Corps office is the center for volunteer recruitment, referral, recognition, and professional development for volunteers and volunteer leaders. As a volunteer, you can be placed in a wide array of positions throughout the installation and within the Colorado Springs area. Many of our spouses have extraordinary talents and skills to share with our community. Each and every volunteer greatly contributes to the improvement of our community and quality of life. STATUTORY POSITIONS: Authorized by federal statue (1. USC 1. 58. 8) to provide services in certain Department of Defense activities such as Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Family Programs, museums, chaplain, child care, etc. When acting within the scope of their position description, statutory volunteers are provided certain benefits by law.
Per AR 6. 08- 1 all Statutory Volunteers must register with VMIS or unit/organization, complete a volunteer agreement (DD FORM 2. PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS: Volunteers are part of non- federal entities authorized to operate on the installation such as Hunter Thrift Shop, scouts, Red Cross, Community Marne Club, etc. These organizations contribute to the overall installation mission. Volunteers for private organizations are covered only by those benefits provided by the private organization and are not eligible for any benefits from the Army. GRATUITOUS SERVICE: Volunteers provide services to organizations not covered under the federal statute, and do so with no expectation of compensation or benefit coverage. Volunteers must sign a gratuitous service agreement. Call 9. 12- 7. 67- 5.
Gratuitous Service volunteering. STUDENT INTERNS: Volunteer labor accepted by Armed Forces but not covered by 1. U. S. C 1. 58. 8. AR 6. 08- 1 address Student Intern volunteers and local SOPs.
The Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation (Family and MWR) program is a quality-of-life program that directly supports readiness by providing a variety of community.
What is the Exceptional Family Member Program? The EFMP supports military families with special medical and educational needs. The program has three components.
DD Form 2. 79. 3- Volunteer Agreement Form. DA Form 5. 67. 1- Parents Permission Slip.
We Need Your Participation - Volunteer Today! Many of our programs rely on the commitment and dedication of volunteers.
How Do I Get Started? Search for volunteer opportunities at Fort Carson by visiting: Volunteer Request Form. Volunteer Agreement Form.
Parental Permission (Youth only)Every volunteer (to include youth volunteers) on Fort Carson must be registered with the Army Volunteer Corps (AVC) office located in ACS Bldg 6. Wetzel Avenue, Building 1. The printable forms available above can be filled out and returned to the AVC/ACS office to begin registration. Where You Can Volunteer? Every volunteer must attend a volunteer orientation class. The objective for the class is to provide information on opportunities, expectations and requirements of volunteering in the local Army Volunteer Corps.
The mission of Army Volunteer Corps is to promote and strengthen volunteerism by uniting community volunteer efforts, supporting professional management, enhancing volunteer career mobility, and establishing volunteer partnerships to support individual personal growth and life- long volunteer commitment. Fort Carson Organizations. Fort Carson Agency/Directorate: Army Community Service (ACS)Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR)Directorate of Human Resources (DHR)Directorate of Public Works (DPW)Directorate of Information and Management (DOIM)Family Readiness Center (FRC)Fort Carson Museum. Fort Carson Sergeant Audie Murphy Club (SAMC)Installation Command Chaplain. Staff Judge Advocate (SJA) Family Readiness Group (FRG): 1- 2 Aviation Regiment. BCT, 4. ID2 BCT, 4.
ID3 BCT, 4. ID4 BCT, 4. ID4 ID, DSTB4th EN4.
SUS BDE5th AR BDE/1st MOB7. Ordnance Group. 75. MP Battalion. 10th SFG (A)1. CSHMEDDAC/VET/DENTACPeterson AFB, 1st Space Missile Defense Command (SMDC)Private Organization/Non- Profit Organizations: American Red Cross (ARC)Fort Carson Boy Scouts Troop 1.
Fort Carson Cub Scout Pack 2. Fort Carson Girl Scouts. Fort Carson Retiree Council. Fort Carson Schools.
Fort Carson Thrift Shop. Fort Carson Layette Program. Fort Carson Knights of Columbus. NCOA- Mountain Post Chapter.
Mountain Post Spouses Club. Mountain Post Layette Program.
USO at Fort Carson. Youth Volunteer Opportunities (under 1. Any of the above organizations. Every year citizens volunteer their time, talents and expertise in projects that make an important difference throughout the Pikes Peak Region.
Volunteers make life better for others and at the same time, enrich their own lives. With cooperation and a shared vision of how things can be better, anything is possible. For more information on how you can participate, call (7. Armed Services YMCAUnited Way. Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Habitat for Humanity. Make a Difference Day. Senior Corps. Special Olympics. USOWhat's Happening on Post? Resources for You. Army Volunteer Corps Volunteer User Guide. Army One. Source.
Corporation for National and Community Service. Are you tracking? Are you logging your volunteer hours?
Don't forget to log in your hours with the NEW Department of the Army Volunteer Management Information System (VMIS)Volunteer Management Information System (VMIS)TRACK YOUR VOLUNTEER CONTRIBUTIONSWhy Track Volunteer Hours? It is important to track your hours because it shows the contribution that Fort Carson Volunteers make in our community. Hours reported are used in the Army Volunteer Report. Hours are used to recognize volunteers with special awards and as documentation for jobs and scholarships.
Tracking hours is also a way to track community needs because hours show us where volunteers are putting in their time. Our volunteer hours show others that the Fort Carson Army Volunteer Corps is an asset to the community and tells a powerful story about you the individual. VMIS provides all of the tools needed to track AVC volunteer hours, manage and track volunteers, post open positions, print reports, and much more. All volunteer hours will be tracked through the VMIS System.
You may visit www. Search and sign up for volunteer positions, track your hours, awards, training, and more!! Call the AVC office to find out about our next. VMIS classes offered every third Wednesday of the month at ACS, buiding 1. Pine Room. My Army One Source - www. Corporation for National and Community Service - www. Volunteer Service Record.
Volunteer Daily Time Record. Volunteer Advisory Council (VAC)The mission of the Fort Carson VAC is to promote volunteer advocacy, share successful programs, address common problems, and encourage interaction and support among volunteer organizations on providing volunteer services to Fort Carson. The Fort Carson VAC is chaired by the Fort Carson Army Volunteer Corp Coordinator (AVCC).
The AVCC is the link between individual volunteers and organization utilizing volunteer services. The Chairperson encourages and promotes volunteerism through assistance from the committee members with advertising, recruitment, placement, recognition, appreciation, and awards for contributions, and goals for each individual volunteer origination on Fort Carson. The Fort Carson VAC meeting is typically held quarterly on the fourth Wednesday of the month, from 1. ACS Aspen room, Building 1.
Awards & Recognition. Volunteer Recognition.
Volunteers play a huge role in improving the quality of life for Soldiers and family members within the Fort Carson community. The above list is not exhaustive, there are numerous awards to recognize volunteer for their service. See the Fort Bliss Army Volunteer office for information on additional awards. Fort Carson Installation Volunteer Awards.
There are many different types of installation awards. Millions of Americans across the country spent October 2. This year's projects included: Iron Horse Park, Care & Share, Inc, Goodwill Industries, Greccio Housing and Garden of the Gods. Fort Carson Annual Volunteer Award Recognition. Fort Carson recognizes the steadfast commitment of our volunteers throughout the installation. Annual Awards. These awards are given out at the Annual Installation Volunteer Award Ceremony and can be received every year. Walker Award. Certificate of Appreciation .
The IVAC will serve as a resource and networking system for organizations to pursue the recruitment, training, and retention of volunteers. MEMBERSHIP: Membership in the IVAC is open to: a. Any Fort Carson and Private Organization approved by the Garrison Commander, which employs volunteers. Any program recognized by the U. S. Army, which employs volunteers, IAW Title 1. U. S. C. Section 1. Call Army Community Service for more information: Fort Carson: 7.
Toll Free: 8. 66- 8. Mayoral Program. Through partnerships with the Major Subordinate Commands (MSCs), the Garrison Commander (CG), Army Community Service (ACS), the Directorate Of Public Works (DPW), Provost Marshall's Office (PMO), the Directorate of Community Activities (DCA), Army and Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES) and GMH, the Mayoral Program provides communication channels to inform, plan, coordinate, manage and direct action that will address and meet Fort Carson community needs. There are currently seventeen (1.
Fort Carson Villages. They identify the needs of village residents and attend meetings, conferences and forums. These positions are open to all residents (must meet the qualifications as stated below) and elections are held yearly. Mayors and Deputy Mayors serve as the principal community liaison to develop and implement recreation/social activities, community assistance projects and activities designed to build a sense of community spirit to improve the Quality of Life for all Fort Carson residents.