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North Sonoma County, CA CERT Training Registrar

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Northern Sonoma County CERT

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Northern Sonoma County Community Emergency Response Team (NoSoCo CERT) is looking for Training Registrar and Virtual Secretary.

What is CERT?

Community Emergency Response Teams are organized to provide training & support to help people to help their local neighbors with emergency & disaster assistance. Local Teams are affiliated with the US national CERT program developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

For more explanation, please see:

  • Northern Sonoma County CERT Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/norsococert/
  • National CERT site at https://www.ready.gov/cert
  • Northern Sonoma County CERT Website (coming soon)

Volunteer tasks:

  • Monitor registrations for volunteer trainings that users enter on the Northern Sonoma County CERT Website
  • Communicate directly with training candidates
  • Enter course descriptions for trainings (training to be provided)
  • Copy edit blogs, postings, and newsletters as needed
  • Collaborate with Northern Sonoma County CERT leadership and technical team

More opportunities with Northern Sonoma County CERT

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Northern Sonoma County CERT

Location:

26070 River Road, Cloverdale, CA 95425, US

Mission Statement

Our trained Community Emergency Response Team are all incredible volunteers and wear many hats. They play a vital role in supporting our community in all kinds of emergencies, saving lives and ready to respond to medical emergencies, fires and major disasters. We are recognized by FEMA and by CAL Office of Emergency Services. We are chartered by the Cloverdale and Northern Sonoma County Fire Protection Districts. Our role is to support the community during emergencies and disasters before first responders arrive and to support our first responders in their response.

Description

CERT trained personnel in each neighborhood can provide immediate assistance such as search and rescue, first aid, small fire suppression, etc. while awaiting the arrival of first responders. They also provide a force multiplier effect during major incidents by providing services such as:

  • Assisting with first aid and shelter management at Temporary Refuge Areas and evacuation centers
  • In-person wellness checks during pandemics
  • Search and rescue neighborhood screening
  • Minor fire suppression
  • Emergency radio communications
  • Evacuation traffic direction
  • Firefighter rehabilitation (under the direction of an EMT)
  • Wildfire vegetation management public awareness programs
  • Replacing fire alarm batteries
  • Putting up fire service compliant street address signs
  • Geo-mapping parcels for fire run maps
  • Emergency notification enrollment of citizens
  • Pet and farm animal rescue
  • Distribution of site-specific evacuation directions and maps
  • Earthquake light search and rescue
  • Emergency triage to assist overburdened first responders
Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

Tue Sep 07, 2021 - Mon Nov 15, 2021

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Transactions
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Networking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Variable, guestimate at 20/month maximum after orientation/training. Depends also on what the volunteer would be happy to do. We can be flexible.
  • Have own computer and internet access. Team spirit. Dedication to Sonoma County disaster preparedness and resiliency.

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