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Below are the details about the Lexington Park, MD DR Training: 




Date: Saturday, August 4, 2018.

Location: Lexington Park Baptist Church 

                46855 S. Shangri-La Drive

                Lexington Park, MD 20653

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Cost: $30.00 for new volunteers and $20.00 renewing volunteers

(cash and checks accepted at the door only)

 

Please bring your DR badge with you. 

 

Trainings Offered:

Introduction to Disaster Relief, Chainsaw/Recovery and Administration/Communication

Course Descriptions: 

 

Introduction to Disaster Relief

Introduction to Southern Baptist Disaster Relief

Required for all new volunteers

This class will give an overview of the work of Disaster Relief and ministry with disaster survivors. We will also cover what to expect on a disaster response, what to bring, etc.

 

Chainsaw/Recovery

This class will overview the work of the recovery and chainsaw team beginning with the assessment process to what we do when we arrive on site to when we depart.  Discussion will focus on flood recovery, tear out, and temporary repairs with emphasis given to safety.  The  Recovery 3 trailer will be available to review the equipment that is used and for discussion of safety equipment.  The primary area of focus will be flood recovery/mudout.  Although this is a physical ministry, many tasks do not require physical strength.

 

Administration/Communication 

This class is an overview of what happens behind the scenes during a deployment. We will discuss methods and tools for managing job requests, camp operations (including housing, meals and other support items), dealing with people (both the customer and our volunteers) and the general mechanics of running a smooth operation. If available, students may find it useful to have a smart phone, tablet, or laptop with them.



Please select which training you would like to take. New volunteers, you will need to take Introduction to Disaster Relief in addition to another class, even if you watched the online video. Returning volunteers, please select two classes you would be interested in taking. 



Please bring your laptop or a device in which to log into your DR profile. 



Lunch will be provided



To register, please go to https://md.disasterreliefonline.com, log into your profile and sign up under Upcoming Trainings at the top of the screen. If you have not completed a profile or have trouble logging in, please send an email to bcmd.dr@gmail.com with the subject “Lexington Park Training”. 

 

 Please share with those who are interested in becoming a part of Disaster Relief.