In order to obtain an EDS Volunteer Identification Badge, the following steps must be completed:

  1. Take “The Salvation Army Introduction to Emergency Disaster Services” course.
  2. Take The Salvation Army “Safe From Harm Volunteer and Policies” courses. You may  take a classroom course at your local Corps OR take the online version and notify your local Corps.
  3. Submit your backround check to your local Corps.
  4. Submit a “passport type” picture — plain shirt or top and a clear background–, to your local Corps.
  5. After you have completed steps 1-4, you may request an EDS Volunter I.D. Badge from your local Corps.
  6. Upon approving reviewing and approving your request, your Corps Officer will request creation of your I.D. Badge by Divisional EDS.
  7. Divisional EDS will create your ID Badge and MAIL the completed ID to your local Corps.