Forms and Guidelines

Thank you for signing up to participate on a Brethren Disaster Ministries project! Before you go, please familiarize yourself with our guidelines for volunteering and fill out the necessary forms.

BDM Rebuild Program brochure


BDM Volunteer Handbook
A handy guide to answer your questions about participating on a BDM project.

BDM Policy on Minors as Volunteers
Youth ministers, advisors and parents! Please read and follow BDM's guidelines for youth groups.

What to Pack for Your Volunteer Week
This packing list will help you decide what's appropriate to take with you on your disaster response trip.

Tool Kits and other Trailer Tools
BDM provides a tool trailer on site with hand and power tools. These pictorial lists can help you decide if there are any additional tools you might wish to bring with you.


Questions about these forms can be directed to your District Disaster Coordinator, group leader, or the BDM office at or 800-451-4407.

Volunteer Registration and Release Form
Please fill out this form completely, sign it, and hand it in to your group leader. The parent or legal guardian of any youth under age 18 must also sign.

Authorization of Consent to Emergency Care of Minor
The parent or legal guardian of any youth under 18 years of age is required to sign this form in order for the youth to participate on a Brethren Disaster Ministries project.

Volunteer Skill Sets Roster
Group leaders, please fill out this form to indicate the skills of each member of the group. Mail or e-mail the completed form to the project at least one week prior to arrival.

Volunteer Evaluation of Project
We want your feedback and stories! Please fill out the project evaluation at the end of your volunteer trip and return it to the BDM office, or fill out the Volunteer Evaluation online.