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Volunteer Opportunities & Safety Courses

Volunteer Opportunities & Safety Courses

Get Ready Southern Marin (Emergency Preparedness)

This 2 hour class provides individuals & families with the information and skills needed to be prepared for emergencies. Focusing on earthquakes, fires and floods this course helps people prepare for before, during & after the emergency.

The course covers the five key steps including:
1) how to survive in your home for 5 to 7 days

2) storing & maintaining your supplies

3) how & when to shut-off utilities

4) preparing & storing vital documents

5) family planning for evacuation, communication and more.

Instructors: Trained by the Southern Marin Fire Protection District (SMFD)
Ages: All Ages (Children under 11 must be accompanied by an Adult)
Location: Contact ReadyMarin for class offerings in the area
Email: info@readymarin.org
Website: www.readymarin.org

C.E.R.T. (Community Emergency Response Team)

C.E.R.T., is a national Citizens Corp. volunteer program sponsored by FEMA. The training helps everyone to be better prepared to respond to and cope with disasters and emergencies at home, in your neighborhood, at work and throughout your community. After completing the course, C.E.R.T.s will be able to provide immediate assistance to handle small fires, turn off utilities, give first aid, perform light search & rescue, organize walk-up volunteers, and collect information which arriving professional first respondents need to prioritize & allocate resources. Registration forms are available online.
Make checks payable to Marin County C.E.R.T., and mail it along with the registration form to:
Marin County C.E.R.T. Coordinator, 300 Reed Blvd, Mill Valley, CA 94941

C.E.R.T. Basic Training Schedule of Sessions
Unit 1 – Introduction to C.E.R.T. Disaster Preparedness & Psychology
Unit 2 – Team Organization
Unit 3 – Disaster Medical Operations Unit 5 – Light Search & Rescue
Unit 4 – Fire Safety & Suppression Unit 6 – Disaster Simulation
Instructors: Trained by the Southern Marin Fire Protection District (SMFD)
Ages: 14 and up Location: Fire Station 9 / 308 Reed Blvd. Mill Valley, CA 94941
For Dates & Times visit: www.readymarin.org
Phone: (415) 961-0907

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