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Cross Training

CROSS-training event!

If you have trained with us before (hold a current NCBM DR photo id badge), then you can cross train in another Basic class without going through the introductory material.


To register, click on "DETAILS" below next to the region that you'd like to attend. Participants registered on a first-come, first-served basis. Training class size is limited. Registered Volunteers will be contacted approximately 1 week before the event with exact location information.

  Cross Training Opportunities  
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Classes offered at each regional training.  Only one (1) class can be taken per region.

Disaster Relief Chaplaincy:
Provide spiritual and emotional care to volunteers and survivors. Skills needed: good people skills, compassion, non-judgmental, able to learn new techniques for helping people in crisis.

For amateur radio operators and IT professionals. Skills needed: Amatuer Radio License or IT network experience.

Disaster Relief Temporary Child Care:
Emergency child care training. Skills needed: able to thrive in child care environment - not just survive. Must possess skills to care for children using NCBM guidance.

Mass Feeding:
Learn food safety and preparation for mass feeding. Volunteers will prepare breakfast and lunch on Saturday. Skills needed: physically able to adapt to kitchen work which includes walking, twisting, and lifting. Expect to work long hours in hot and cold environments.

Medical Reserve Corps:
Domestic and international response. Skills needed: Must have a current NC medical license. Must be able to work long hours in adverse conditions.

Recovery (also known as Clean-up):
Help homeowners clean-up personal dwellings which may include: gutting home, removing mud and personal belongings, chainsaw work, and temporary repair. Age: 15+, (15-17 w/parent). Skills needed: be in good physical shape, able to work in adverse conditions including hot and cold weather.

Covers setup, maintenance, and use of shower/laundry units. Skills needed: be able to sort, load, wash, and fold clothes for other people. Must be in good physical shape to work in hot and cold conditions.


Check-in begins at 6:30 p.m. on Friday. Supper at 7 p.m. Classes 8 p.m.-10 p.m. Training completed by 3 p.m. on Saturday. If you cannot arrive in time for class by 8:45 p.m. please choose another date and location.


This is an OVERNIGHT training. Participants will sleep at the facility/church dormitory style, men and women separated. Bring your cot/air mattress (no doubles) and anything you need for sleeping. We do NOT provide sleep gear, only space! Showers provided.

Age for All Disciplines

18+. Recovery 15+ With Parent

Cost for Cross-Training Classes

$45, includes training manual, hat, shirt, updated id badge, background check (if needed), temporary accident insurance, 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.