Volunteer Training

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

Disaster Volunteer Training Series

This training series educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for hazards in their area and trains them in disaster response skills. Classes are listed below Registration will occur one month prior. Trainings will be Zoom or in person (TBD)

(subject to change). 

 Disaster Volunteer Meeting/Update – November 12, 2020

Animals & Disasters – January 21, 2021

Traffic Control – February 18, 2021

Disaster Medical Hands On Workshop – March 18, 2021

 Active Assailant – April 15, 2021

 Shelter Training – May 20, 2021

Hurricane Preparedness – June 17, 2021

Call Center – July 15, 2021

Radio Communications during Emergencies – August 19, 2021

 Disaster Psychological First Aid – September 16, 2021

 

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

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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.

There is the online education that must be completed prior to the  in person practical sessions. Class size is limited due to COVID-19. CDC guidelines will be in effect.  Detailed information can be found here:  CERT Training Information