Saturday, September 28, 2019
8 a.m. (Chainsaw training will begin at 1 p.m.)
Pierce Chapel UMC: 5122 Pierce Chapel Rd, Midland, GA 31820
Early Response Team (ERT) Training helps 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 conference ERT t-shirt. Lunch is provided. An UMCOR background check is
required before receiving a badge — participants must register at https://app.verifiedvolunteers.com
(at no cost to participants). Verified Volunteer Good Deed Code: 9x2r4eh.
Chainsaw Operator Safety Training
Training requirements: participants must 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 separate Chainsaw ID badge. This chainsaw training includes lectures and hands-on demonstrations. There must be a minimum of six (6) participants for a chainsaw course. 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.