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Plainfield emergency management agency seeking volunteers

6/12/2019, 12:15 p.m.

The Plainfield Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) is currently conducting an open enrollment period for new members. PEMA is responsible for coordinating and supporting all emergency preparedness and response activities during a disaster or local emergency for the Village of Plainfield; providing weather spotters during severe weather events; assisting during special events in the Village; and educating the public about emergency preparedness and Homeland Security procedures.

Persons interested in assisting the Plainfield community are asked to either stop by the Plainfield Police Department, located at 14300 S. Coil Plus Drive, Plainfield, IL or go to www.plainfieldema.org to obtain an application. Completed applications can be returned to the Police Department, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm, or mailed to:

Commander Ruggles

Plainfield Emergency Management Agency

14300 S. Coil Plus Drive

Plainfield, IL 60544

Applicants must be: at least 21 years of age and live in one of the following townships of Will or Kendall Counties: Plainfield Township or Wheatland Township in Will County or Na Au Say Township or Oswego Township in Kendall County. Applicants need to commit at least ten (10) hours of volunteer service per month. All applicants must pass a basic background investigation and have a valid Driver’s License. Questions can be directed to Commander Ken Ruggles at 815-267-7211.