The NALC Disaster Response Task Force is offering educational workshops to provide training to volunteers in participating congregations, preparing each congregation to form volunteer disaster teams. This disaster preparedness training is intended for those interested in learning how the North American Lutheran Church responds to domestic disasters and how congregations and individuals can be part of the team.
This training session is coordinated by the Ohio Mission District. It will be held October 18, 2014, at Grace Lutheran Church, 1801 Saint Paris Pike, Springfield, OH. Registration at 8:30AM, with training from 9:00AM–4:00PM.
Cost is $50.00 per person and covers both basic and specialized levels of training. Recognized credentials will be provided.
Level One/Basic provides training in unskilled disaster response for debris removal and basic information on FEMA regulations. Level Two/Specialized offers training in case management, donations management, volunteer team coordination, spiritual and emotional care, and construction estimating.
To register for the disaster preparedness training, DOWNLOAD the registration form or register by calling Mary (Woodward) Bates at 740-509-1132.