TBM Disasater Relief training begins with the required orientation, which is also required for periodic renewal of credentials.
Orienation includes an introduction and overview of TBM Disaster Relief ministries. Orientation is a pre-requisite for all specialty training. Credentials received through this training are necessary for entry into disaster areas and are good for five years.
The one-hour orientation session will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3. It will be followed by box unit training (10 a.m.) and Rebuild training (11 a.m.).
Sign up for the orientation and pick the specialty areas in which you'd like to serve. This will give the training and background check you need to begin delivering help, hope and healing after disasters through TBM.
Orientation or recertification is a two-step process. First, register for classes below. Second, complete a background check by clicking here.
If you have any questions before the event, please call Charles Baker at (512) 508-0793.
Specialty Training Descriptions
Box Unit Training
Target audience: TBM DR volunteers interested in participating with a DR Box Unit.
Introduction and overview of the Box Unit ministry. The training provides an overview of the Box Unit ministry, deployment process, and box distribution techniques. Includes discussion on the history and need for this ministry, how and where we procure boxes, and the opportunities to witness to those we minister to. There is no cost for this training. Pre-registration online is required.
Disaster Relief Orientation
Introduction and overview of the TBM Disaster Relief Ministries, including the mission statement, history and brief overview of additional ministry opportunities within TBM.
This is a required orientation for all Disaster Relief Volunteers and is required for renewal of credentials. This course is a pre-requisite for all other specialty training. Credentials received through this training are necessary for entry into disaster areas and are good for five years. There is a $30.00 fee for the required background check that is collected as part of the registration process. Training is also open to youth 16 and 17 years old and are not subject to a background check and are not issued credentials. Pre-registration online is required. When you register there is a two-step process, first the background check, then for class registration.
Target audience: TBM DR volunteers interested leading teams in rebuilding homes after initial disaster relief.
Instruction in assisting and leading the construction project using volunteer (generally not DR trained) church groups whose goal is to assist families and churches rebuild their homes. There is no cost for this training. Pre-registration online is required.
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