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Teen Community Emergency Response Team - Fire Rescue

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ORGANIZATION: Volunteer Polk

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Polk County Fire Rescue's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program is a national program of volunteers trained in disaster preparedness and emergency response. Through Teen CERT, you can serve your community and help take care of your school and home. Teen CERT responsibilities may include organizing volunteers, helping with evacuations, offering assistance to survivors, providing damage assessment information, assisting in shelter support, crowd control, participating in disaster drills and exercises, presenting fire safety education, preparedness outreach, peer mentoring, and addressing safety issues.

Polk County Fire Rescue provides Advanced Life Support transport to all residents and visitors of Polk County. It also provides fire suppression, rescue services and fire prevention services to all of unincorporated Polk County and the municipalities of Eagle Lake, Polk City, Mulberry, Lake Hamilton and Hillcrest Heights.

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About Volunteer Polk

Location:

1290 Golfview Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830, US

Mission Statement

Volunteer Polk’s Mission: We mobilize volunteers and resources to improve the quality of life for people throughout Polk County.

Description

Polk County volunteers are seeking to:

  • Make A Difference,
  • Meet Others, and/or to
  • Maximize their Career Skills - while assisting various agencies in County government.

Assignments are targeted to make a difference in the areas of:

  • Education -STEM
  • Environment
  • Economic Development & Community
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Public Safety

You may choose to volunteer once-a-week or once-in-a-while!

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Community, Crisis Support, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1295 Brice BoulevardBartow, FL 33830

(27.88231,-81.82142)
 

SKILLS

  • First Aid / CPR
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Search & Rescue
  • Disaster Response
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Local Background Screen National Sex Offender Registry Screen Polk BoCC Volunteer History Screen

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