Welcome to the Volunteer E-Update; your monthly update on activities for the CERT, RACES and Fire Corps programs.
September 8: CERT Rodeo Skills Refresher (8:00 AM-4:00 PM)
The Anaheim Fire & Rescue Department staff will be on hand to provide a series of skills training refresher stations. All volunteers are strongly encouraged to attend. A portion of the training will combine with the CERT class that ends on 9/8 for a highly interactive afternoon drill. Please RSVP by calling (714) 765-6955.
September 11: CERT/RACES Training Meeting (6:30-8:30 PM)
Sgt. Pena has helped to arrange Active Shooter training for our combined CERT & RACES meeting.
October 6: City County RACES Drill More information TBA
October 18: The Great California ShakeOut
Be sure to register on www.shakeout.org as a participant
October 19: Point of Dispensing (POD) Exercise Volunteers needed to assist during the exercise in directing the public through the flu clinic. Deadline to RSVP to participate is September 20
| Volunteers Needed for CERT Class|
|Next CERT Training Class|
The next Anaheim CERT Training class will be held Wednesday, September 5, 19 and October 3. Assistance is needed with class set-up, registering volunteers and assisting with class management and organization. Please arrive at 7:00 AM for morning and by 1:00 PM for afternoon shifts, The class will end at 4:00 PM each class meeting
Please confirm your availability to assist with the class by calling (714) 765-6955.
9/5: Hilton Anaheim, 777 Convention Way
9/16: Sheraton Park, 1855 S Harbor Blvd
10/3: North Net, 2400 E. Orangewood
| National Preparedness Month Campaigns|
| Help us prepare our neighborhoods|
Your help is sought in communicating a number of our preparedness campaign elements to members of your community! You can pick up fliers at the EOC and deliver them to your neighbors throughout the month. If you attend any local or neighborhood meetings, feel free to pass along the preparedness information as well.
Flat Stanley & Stella
School Poster Contest
Student Video Challenge
And much more. We will be sending out additional information as it is finalized.
| Active Shooter Training |
|Understanding Active Shooters and Learning Your Reaction |
In partnership with the Anaheim Police Department, Anaheim CERT and RACES volunteers are invited to a joint meeting where PD will be presenting information on Active Shooters and Suspicious Activity Reporting. A full 2-hour training program will be offered, and we encourage you to attend.
Tuesday, September 11
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Training will be at the Anaheim EOC, please confirm your attendance by calling (714) 765-6955.
You may take a look at some additional training opportunities available online:
| Shelter Training Class|
Red Cross offers Shelter Training
|Click on image to access SABA|
Orange County California Citizen Corps Council (OC5) would like to invite you and your volunteers to a Shelter Training class being held on Saturday, September 29th. The training will be held at the American Red Cross, in Santa Ana from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Attached are instructions and link to register for the class. The course is capped at 100 students and your timely registration is required.
SABA Registration Instructions