This is a 21 hour training which will meet on 2 Tuesday evenings and 2 Saturday morings. Volunteers will be trained in basic preparedness, fire extinguisher use, disaster medical operations, light search and rescue, incidenct command systems, disaster psychology, and terrorism.
This class ends with a hands on demonstration of what the students have learned throughout their tenure (date to be determined).
All students recieve a response bag which inlcudes preparedness items and response tools/equipment.
This is a national effort under the FEMA/Citiznes Corp umbrella.
Visit FEMA.gov and search CERT for more program information
- Disaster Response
- Disaster Cleanup
- Animal Care / Handling
- Safety & Disaster Education
- Search & Rescue
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- 21 hours split into 4 classes.
- volunteer application must be completed and Background check must be passed