This is where TBM Disaster Relief training begins. It includes an introduction and overview of TBM Disaster Relief ministries, including the mission statement, history and brief overview of additional ministry opportunities within TBM.
The orientation (Friday evening) is required for all Disaster Relief volunteers and is required for renewal of credentials. This course is a pre-requisite for all other specialty training, including the Fire / Flood / Rebuild Training offered Saturday. Credentials received through this training are necessary for entry into disaster areas and are good for five years.
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 email Frances Randall at email@example.com.
Specialty Training Descriptions
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.
Fire / Flood / Rebuild Training
Target audience: TBM DR volunteers interested in participating in the DR Flood & Fire Recovery ministry and rebuilding homes after disasters. This class equips credentialed volunteers how to respond to survivors of floods and wildfires by using appropriate equipment and procedures to clean homes and/or remove debris. It covers work procedures, equipment operation, and personal safety issues volunteers may encounter on deployments. This class also offers Instruction in assisting and leading construction projects using volunteers (generally not DR trained) to assist families and churches rebuild their homes. There is no cost for this training. Pre-registration online is required.