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Please Join BBCERT and the Red Cross to Learn About Temporary Emergency Shelters!

Updated: May 18, 2023


May 20, 2023, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pre-Training Video: May 19, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


We hope that the Bodega Bay community is aware that BBCERT is equipped with a disaster response trailer containing cots, blankets and other supplies needed to set up a temporary emergency shelter. Effective operation of a shelter requires training, and we have been working with Red Cross volunteers and staff to improve our skills.


We are very pleased that we can now offer a training opportunity to all community members on Saturday, May 20, 2023. There is also a mandatory one-hour Zoom class which will be held on Friday, May 19 at 4:00 PM. Sheltering Fundamentals is a basic level course that introduces the roles and responsibilities for opening up, operating and closing a shelter during a disaster. The course focuses on what new shelter workers need to know to work in a shelter. Topics will include: Supplies and Equipment, Standards for Shelter Layout and Functions, How to Conduct Registration, Assessing Client Basic Needs, and Using Additional Resources to Support Client Needs.


In an actual disaster, we will need MANY trained volunteers -- so please take advantage of this opportunity!


Where: Bodega Bay Community Center


When: Saturday, May 20 at 10:00 AM


(Mandatory) Pre-Training Online Zoom Class: Friday, May 19, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Who Should Attend: We welcome everyone!


Zoom Coordinates:


Link to Primary Session - 40 Minutes

Topic: Bodega Bay Shelter Training Part 1 Time: May 19, 2023 04:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us05web.zoom.us/j/84933475183?pwd=Z3BsVFRrUEFlSlc1dDl2K3VZYkt5QT09 Meeting ID: 849 3347 5183 Passcode: 9U09Xx Link to Follow Up Session - log in if additional time is needed or if questions

Thomas Kuk Red Cross is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Bodega Bay Cert Shelter Training Part 2 Follow Up Time: May 19, 2023 04:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us05web.zoom.us/j/88348572718?pwd=bFF0aWswelJBeUxaWVdhcDMyM2cvZz09 Meeting ID: 883 4857 2718 Passcode: LWST8X


Please note, this shelter training is something entirely different from “basic CERT training.” You do NOT need to have completed CERT training in order to participate in "Sheltering Fundamentals."


We look forward to seeing you.

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