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Updated 05/14/2014 by Jennifer Eckhaus

Animal Rescue Team (ART) 
Opportunity Name
Animal Sheltering/Direct Care
Contact Person
Jennifer Eckhaus
Minimum age to work independently
Position Description

Please see position description (attached).

Required Trainings
 "HSUS 101"
External Trainings

Animal Rescue Volunteers are required to complete the following free online FEMA courses at
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.



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