Volunteer Training

Flagler Volunteer Services and our partners regularly offer training for volunteers to be better prepared to serve our community.

CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Basic Training – The CERT program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.  To learn more, go to  CERT Training Information.

Registration for the April/May 2023 class is found at https://www.needsconnector.com/CERTspring23


Disaster Volunteer Training Series

This training series educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for hazards in their area and in disaster response skills. Classes will be in person or via Zoom and registration opens one month prior.

CERT Introduction Workshop – 3/16/23

Traffic Control Training – 5/18/23

Shelter Operations Training – 6/15/23

Call Center Training – 7/20/23

Traffic Control Training – 8/17/23

Stop the Bleed Training – 9/21/23


FEMA Courses at your Own Pace
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Emergency Management Institute offers many online training courses concerning Emergency and Disaster topics. Check out the courses at FEMA Online Training.