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Updated 02/27/2015 by Jennifer Eckhaus

Department
Animal Rescue Team (ART) 
Opportunity Name
Animal Sheltering/Direct Care
Contact Person
Jennifer Eckhaus
Minimum age to work independently
18
Position Description
Description
Please see position description (attached).
Required Trainings
 "HSUS 101"
External Trainings

Animal Rescue Volunteers are required to complete the following free FEMA courses online :  IS-100 Introduction to Incident Command System,IS-200 Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents, IS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS), an Introduction.

Recommended disaster-related courses that are not required include: IS-10 Animals in Disaster: Module A-Awareness and Preparedness (FEMA) IS-11 Animals in Disaster: Module B-Community Planning (FEMA) IS-111 Livestock in Disasters (FEMA). Other disaster-related courses that could be useful, but which are not required include Human First Aid and CPR (American Red Cross), Pet First Aid and CPR (American Red Cross), Mass Care (American Red Cross), Shelter Operations (American Red Cross), and Introduction to Disaster Services (American Red Cross).

Special Skills Needed For This Opportunity

Volunteers must meet the requirements outlined in the Essential Capabilities document. 

Location
Location Classification
National/Deployable
Schedule Info
For more detailed information about the time commitment required for this position, please see the volunteer position description.
Start Date
03/22/2013