Volunteer Opportunities - CERT Specific

Now that you're CERT trained, there are many ways you can help. Submit your CERT Volunteer Interest so we know what kinds of "CERT activations" you're most interested in.

CORE Program Community Ambassador

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Primary Assignment Focus: Promote the CORE program and emergency preparedness in general
Secondary Assignment Focus: New CERT trainee recruitment

Recommended Literature: OFD EMSD Pub CORE Program Quick Facts 7 20 21. This is an easy to read, 3-pager with website redirect links to help you describe the Communities of Oakland Respond to Emergencies program.

3 Minute Read | CORE Program Quick Facts

Fourth of July & Red Flag Day Fire Spotters

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[Additional training required - Radio Communications]

CERT Trainee & Member Liaison

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[Conduct general team check-in's, follow up calls for waitlisted trainees, status check's for current trainees etc.]

CERT Zoom Office Hour Aide/Zoom Facilitator

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Description coming soon.

CERT In-Person Skills Training & Assessment Volunteer

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[Supports w/ CERT Weekend Set Up/Facilitation/Takedown]

Situation Status Unit Support

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[General Administrative Assistance & Information/gathering facts/liaison function]

Damage/Risk Assessment Unit Support

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[General Administrative Assistance + Field work (data collection)]

Missing Person Search/Lookout

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[Support with Silver & Amber Alerts]

Emergency Respite Center Support Staff

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[Emergency Shelter Support]