Early Response Team Trainings help equip individuals and teams to respond in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. The cost for the training is $25 per participant. At the training, participants will receive an ERT Training Manual and upon completing the course will receive an UMCOR ID Badge and a T-shirt. Background checks are required before receiving badges. UMCOR background checks are required before receiving badges—participants must register at https://app.verifiedvolunteers.com at no cost to participants). Lunch is also included in the cost. Pre-registration is required.
*Chainsaw training requirements: complete and pass ERT training offered in the morning or hold current ERT badge. Cost for chainsaw training only is $12. If taken following the ERT class in the morning $6. The cost includes your textbook and badge. This chainsaw training will be demonstration and lecture style. There must be 6 participants for a chainsaw course to make. Host church must facilitate 1-2 trees (within reasonable distance form training venue) to be fell during hands-on training portion.
To schedule and host an ERT training/chainsaw training, please contact:
Luis Morales at firstname.lastname@example.org.