Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Emergency Support Services to offer free Site Management Course Saturday

An opportunity to learn the skills to help out during times of emergency is coming up this weekend as the city's Emergency Support Services program, teams up with the Justice Institute of British Columbia for a Day long Site Management course.

Taking place on Saturday from 8:30 to 4:30 at the Civic Centre, the program is hosted by the Prince Rupert Recreation Department.

The day of instruction will offer the chance to learn about roles and responsibilities of the Emergency Social Services management team. The course is designed to provide participants with an opportunity to perform relevant activities and processes.

Some of the roles that participants will learn more about are the function of the ESS management team, including Reception Centre, Group Lodging Mangers, Information delivery,  as well as Liaison and Safety office functions.

The program also looks at planning, logistics and Financial considerations.

There is a pre-requisite for the program, listed as EMRG 1610 which is available online

For more information on the weekend program and the online pre-requisites call David at 250-627-2817

Updates on the Saturday program can be found on the Recreation Department Facebook page.

The Emergency Social Services program is always looking for volunteers to offer their time in times of emergency, this information page provides a look at some of the elements of the program that go into motion during a local emergency in the region.

You can learn more about the Emergency Social Services program in Prince Rupert and how you can add your name to their list of volunteers from the City of Prince Rupert website.

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