Do you enjoy walking around your neighborhood, meeting and connecting with your neighbors? Become a Block Preparedness Coordinator (BPC).
Are you more of an active, boots-on-the-ground person? Train with us to become a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) member.
Is your interest in radio-based communication technologies with people around Palo Alto and the Bay Area? Join our Auxiliary Communications Services (ACS) branch.
Do you have an interest or skill in medical response? Become a member or our Medical Reserve Unit (MRU) [link to come]. Training is available for new members, and includes:
Attend one of the following trainings or contact us to learn more on how to get involved.
Block Preparedness Coordinator (BPC) Training:
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic Training course:
Auxiliary Communications Services (ACS) - contact the OES at 650-617-3197 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Medical Response Unit (MRU) - contact Dr Marilyn "Marty" Douglas, PhD, RN at email@example.com, or call her at 650-856-8393.
Fill out the volunteer registration form and select "Submit".
Our ESV Program Administrator will get an alert and process your application.
Once your application is processed, our ESV Program Administrator will contact you for more information (including requesting a picture for your badge) to assist with any other training you may need or want, depending on which position(s) you would like to fill. We run trainings throughout the year, so no matter when you sign up, there will be training available for you.
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Last updated on April 12, 2021