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PREPARE

Disaster Volunteer Training 

FEMA Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) 

Join a local CERT team and help out in your community!  Future CERT Trainings to be announced

- To learn more about how to start a CERT team or for questions about CERT training sessions, contact Amanda Smith asmith@crt.la.gov

 

Livingston Parish CERT Training: Register to attend a FREE Basic Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. The trainings will be held on Saturdays, September 18 and October 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You will learn basic disaster preparedness and response skills over this two-day training. All coffee, refreshments, lunch, and training materials will be provided. Sign- up here

 

Iberia Parish CERT Training: Join us for a FREE two-day Basic Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training at the Iberia Recreation Center. The trainings will be held on Saturdays, October 2 & 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You will learn basic disaster preparedness and response skills, and all coffee, refreshments, lunch, and training materials will be provided. Sign-up here

 

Additional Volunteer Training Opportunities

NOLA Ready Volunteer Corps: Learn how to become a volunteer with the city of New Orleans and help serve the community during disasters.

 

Resources for Volunteer Organizations

Volunteer Toolbox: The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) has drafted a Volunteer Toolbox resource for non-profits utilizing volunteers in times of disaster.  

Volunteer Hours Tracking: Volunteer time can be used to help with cost share during disasters.  Click here for a flyer on the value of volunteer time and please see the links below to download the GOHSEP forms to track volunteer hours.

Volunteer Forms - Daily

Volunteer Forms - Weekly

Volunteer Forms - Equipment

Volunteer Forms - Materials

Disaster Resources

GetaGamePlan.org

Ready.gov -- Make an Emergency Plan & Make an Emergency Kit  -- includes information on COVID19 precautions

Governor’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

National Hurricane Center