The City of Manchester's Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) is looking for volunteers. Participants are Manchester residents and/or employees of a Manchester based business or school who complete a 20 hour basic C.E.R.T. training course instructed by our local police officers and fire fighters. Our members range in age from their early twenties to senior citizens.
C.E.R.T. volunteers are called upon to participate in regular training and exercises that are designed to enhance the community’s emergency response capability. Training includes:
- Disaster preparedness
- Disaster psychology
- Fire suppression
- Light search and rescue
- Medical operations
- Team organization and response to terrorism
The next C.E.R.T. class is forming now. Classes are held on Tuesday evenings, 7 PM to 9:30 PM. If you are interested in participating in the C.E.R.T. program please fill out the application below and turn it in at the Justice Center (200 Highlands Blvd) or contact Officer Evan Waters 636-227-1410 ext. 372. for more information.