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For those with a CURRENT (Not-expired) NCBM Disaster Relief training photo id. If your badge is not current, please Recertify on Friday night, then take Advanced course on Saturday. Classes are offered Friday, Saturday or both.  Some require pre-requisites. Please read registration information carefully.

REGISTRATION

To register, click on "DETAILS" below next to the region that you'd like to attend.

  Advanced Opportunities  
2017 Disaster Relief Training Region 3

Friday, March 31, 2017

Disaster Relief TrainingBasic TrainingCross TrainingAdvanced TrainingRecertification TrainingDisaster Relief Ministry
2017 Disaster Relief Training Region 5

Friday, April 21, 2017

Disaster Relief TrainingBasic TrainingCross TrainingAdvanced TrainingRecertification TrainingDisaster Relief Ministry
2017 Disaster Relief Training Region 7

Friday, May 5, 2017

Disaster Relief TrainingBasic TrainingCross TrainingAdvanced TrainingRecertification TrainingDisaster Relief Ministry
2017 Disaster Relief Training Region 9

Friday, May 19, 2017

Disaster Relief TrainingBasic TrainingCross TrainingAdvanced TrainingRecertification TrainingDisaster Relief Ministry

CLASSES OFFERED - advanced

Classes offered at most regional trainings.  
*You must hold a current NCBM Disaster Relief badge to participate.

Administration – manages the paperwork for the operation including volunteer check-in, finance, and daily reporting.  Admin volunteers should have organizational skills, be computer literate, and be able to handle many tasks at once. Must be able to work in an office-like environment for long periods. Friday - Saturday class

Assessment – visits with homeowner to determine if and how volunteers can help with cleanup and recovery.  Team member should be comfortable meeting people in distress, work well with others, usually in pairs, be able to read and complete paperwork, and understand the work of chainsaw, clean up, and temporary repair teams. Saturday only class

Forklift – invitation only from any team leader within your discipline.  Participants will learn how to operate a forklift properly; you will receive a forklift qualification card.  Saturday class

Logistics- gets stuff for the operation.  Volunteers must be resourceful, energetic, and able to manage many demands at one time.  The work is typically outdoors and requires long hours and many challenges.  Must be able to work within a chain-of-command.  Friday-Saturday class

Maintenance– invitation only from a Blue Hat.  Participants must have experience in maintenance, be able to work long hours in less than ideal conditions.  Must be mechanically savvy and resourceful.  Friday-Saturday

Recovery State Unit  – Volunteers will become equipment managers for the NCBM Disaster Recovery Unit. Participants must be able to manage the disbursement and collection of tools to volunteer teams.  In addition, volunteers must understand tools and their purpose, be able to operate a computer, and be responsible for a lot of equipment. Saturday only.  Recovery Basic is the prerequisite.


 

Schedule

See individual events to determine day. Friday - Check-in is 4:30-5:30 p.m. Class starts at 5:45, ends by 10 p.m. Check-in on Saturday - 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Class starts at 8:30, ends by 3 p.m. If you cannot arrive to class within 45 minutes of beginning, please choose another date and location.

Accommodations

Housing provided in church/facility, dormitory style, male/female separated. Bring your cot/air mattress (no doubles) and anything you need for sleeping. We do NOT provide sleep gear, only space! Meals included.

Age

18+. Recovery participants 15+ with Parent

Cost for Advanced Classes

$30. Includes instruction, training manual, shirt, background check (if needed) and up to 3 meals. NON-REFUNDABLE. Credit Cards/Checks accepted

Note: The training is designed to be as realistic as possible. Flexibility is key to having a good experience. Please do not register for this training if you cannot stay for the entire event.

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