Volunteer Training

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

ReadingPals offers volunteers an opportunity to build meaningful relationships with young children, while helping them improve their social-emotional development and early literacy skills.

Registration for the September 1, 2021 volunteer training session is found at https://www.needsconnector.com/readingpals901

Registration for the September 14, 2021 volunteer training session is found at https://www.needsconnector.com/readingpals914


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 September/October 2021 class is found at https://www.needsconnector.com/FallCERTBasicTraining

Registration for the January/February 2022 class is found at https://www.needsconnector.com/January2022CERTBASIC.


CERT Train the Trainer is a class for current CERT volunteers who want to join the CERT Trainer group.  Registration for the December 2021 class is found at  https://trac.floridadisaster.org/TRAC/EventDetailPublic.aspx?ID=5098&mode=ModeEdit&LookupName=eventsearchpublic


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.

**The October 2021 – September 2022 sessions are being scheduled.  Please check back here for updates.


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.