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First VOAD Sponsored Disaster Relief Training

Date: April 11, 2014 through April 12, 2014
Location: New Covenant Baptist Church
285 Maple Street
North Berwick ‚ Maine

Description of Event:

April 11-12, 2014
Disaster Relief Training for all New England Churches and VOAD Partners
New Covenant Baptist Church, North Berwick, Maine
285 Main Street; Look for Church signs on Rt. 4 in center of Town
Church Phone #207-676-3332

Friday Evening

6:00 PM Registration

6:00-9:30 1st Session of Feeding Unit


8:30-9:00 AM Registration (Timely registration is important for administrative needs and scheduling)

9:00-11:00 SBC Basic Training (Mandatory for all new SBC volunteers to get picture ID Badge)

11:00-11:15 Welcome

11:15 AM-1:00 PM 1st Session (Power point Trainings and discussion)

1:00-2:00 Lunch (Served by Feeding Team Volunteers)

2:00-3:30 2nd Session (Hands on training, discussions role play)(Chain saw may take longer)

3:30-4:00 Wrap up and Certificates

Courses: Mobile Feeding is a 2 day training and you must attend both days. Assessment, Mud out/Recovery, ICP Administration, ARC Sheltering Basics are 3 hour courses and you will have time for one only Saturday. Chain saw may run longer depending on the size of the class. The hands on session of Chain saw is the longest part.

Chain saw Trainees must bring safety glasses, leather work gloves, hiking style boots or shoes and insurance card.

Basic Training: Cost is $15.00 for SBC and SBC affiliated Volunteers only. This will cover a mandatory background check and a picture badge.

Lunch will be provided for a modest fee of $5.00.

Donations are always welcomed and accepted.

Pre-Register at ; click Disaster Relief; click "To Register". All those that Pre-Register will be entered into a drawing for a prize. We will have two prizes to award.

There are many needs in a disaster. How can you help? Come and find out!!

Need more information call Tim Brown at 207-232-3389, e-mail tebdiamond@hotmail ,

Uniforms will be available for purchase and ordering for SBC Volunteers and Affiliates only.

For more information, contact:

Tim Brown




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