Volunteer Opportunities for CERT Members

EVENTS SUMMARY 2017 (click here)

BP MS150

It's still not to late to volunteer at the breakpoints from Houston to Austin on Saturday, April 28 - Sunday, April 29, 2018.  Sign up here:

If you missed the BP MS150 orientation, just forward your name to John Branch. There are online forms/paperwork you need to fill out. On April 28, Saturday morning, we meet for breakfast at 4 a.m., then travel to the first breakpoint and work 5 hours. Then, we will travel to LaGrange and work for a couple of hours. Then, we will head to the dining/lodging location for an overnight stay till the next morning to work Sunday's break points, then travel to Austin. We may spend some time in Austin for fun depending on the group.

Shankar from CERT Precinct 1 Spring 2017 class will be riding! Please help end MS, by donating to this page.

Tuesday, March 6

Full-Scale Exercise with Harris County Public Health: Harris County Public Health, Office of Public Health Preparedness & Response invites you to join us for a full-scale exercise on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Harris County Fire& Sheriff’s Training Academy (2318 Atascocita Road, Humble, TX 77396)

Registration instructions per email: All Volunteers should complete a volunteer application by visiting here: http://hcph.vsyslive.com and completing the EVENT Volunteer Application. Please select CRC Radiological Exercise under Volunteer Preferences. An HCPH Volunteer Application is need to review and agree to standard volunteer agreements. If you already have a completed volunteer application on file from Harvey Response activities or previous HCPH volunteer events, completing another application is not required. To complete your registration, visit us at http://signup.com/go/TwNcwPz

All volunteers should wear pants and comfortable shoes, as you will be standing and moving around throughout the drill. If you are volunteering as a part of a group, please feel free to wear a t-shirt representing your organization to the event.

Saturday, March 10

If you’re interested in learning moulage skills and techniques, Gore Masters is holding 2 classes on 10-March. For details, please see download the Adobe Acrobat file at https://gallery.mailchimp.com/6757a7c4d47cf7401c18d6476/files/c3179b2c-cb8a-44f9-89de-f8e9009d1cf6/Upcoming_Advanced_Training_Opportunities_18_0227_.pdf.

Tuesday, March 13

HPD's Citywide PIP Meeting will be held at 7 PM (dinner is served), 1602 State Street (HPD Union Building), Wear your shirts and learn about Active Shooters.

Monday, March 19

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church will host a CERT class at 20155 Cypresswood Dr, Cypress, TX 77433. The classes will be held from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. on Mondays beginning March 19, 2018 and ending May 14, 2018. We have a special relationship with this church, because they supported us help the homeless in our Precinct. Please volunteer to help host the class and contact John Branch at heritageparadefestival@yahoo.com.