Florida Disaster Volunteer

Employees who are certified disaster service volunteers of the American Red Cross may be granted paid leave for up to 15 workdays each fiscal year to participate in specialized disaster relief services within Florida, subject to supervisor approval.

Approval and Documentation

Administrative leave for Florida Disaster Volunteers is approved by the department, but it is not mandatory. Employees should provide documentation of their certification and the American Red Cross’s request for their assistance.

Need Help? Please contact UF Central Leave at (352) 392-2477 or email us at central-leave@ufl.edu.