The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Tue Sep 04, 2018 06:00 PM - Sun Oct 07, 2018 09:00 PM
591 Charles St.Providence, RI02904
Free preparedness kit with class completion
CERT is a 25 hour course split into 7 classes. This is a base line training to teach community members some basic skills to assist during disasters. We cover: General preparedness, Fire extinguishing, Disaster medical operations, Light search and rescue, Incident command structure, Disaster psychology, and Terrorism. The course is then closed out with a final test and hands on "rodeo". Each student will also receive a preparedness/response bag, certificate, CERT patch, and PEMA CERT shirt. This is a free course!
NOTE: We respond to 100% of requests. If you do not hear back from us within 48 hours, Please contact directly. Number is on Providence RI website under emergency management department. Spam monster eats some of our emails.