Want to give back to the Hoboken community? The city is asking residents to join the CERT Program, which is open to any resident at least 18 years of age.
The Hoboken Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will hold annual basic training this Saturday and Sunday and on October 15 and October 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Multi-Service Center , located at 124 Grand Street.
Training is free and open to any Hoboken resident 18 years old or older.
Interested residents must complete all four training sessions to become a full Hoboken CERT member, but makeup class will be made available in the near future if for those with a scheduling conflict.
To apply, go to https://hoboken.seamlessdocs.com/f/cert.
For more information on Hoboken CERT, go to https://www.hobokencert.org/become-a-cert-member.html.
In addition to the in-person training, Hoboken CERT requires the completion of 4 FEMA Incident Command courses online.
This training is free with the FEMA.Gov Independent Study Online Program.
Interested residents will need to get a Student ID number (SID) at https://training.fema.gov/student/sssp.aspx before completing the below courses.
- Intro to the Incident Command System: https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-100.c&lang=en
- Basic Incident Command for Initial Response: https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-200.c&lang=en
- Intro to National Incident Response: https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-700.b&lang=en
- Intro to National Response Framework: https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-800.d&lang=en