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Volunteer opportunity description

The Jersey City Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security will now be offering free training to new volunteers on weeknights and weekends. All training and supplies are free and your own Personal Protective Equipment will be awarded at the completion of the course. Contact us at for a registration form. Dates for September are 12, 13, 26, 27 from 6:00-8:00pm, September 15, 29 from 9:00am-3:00pm.

For additional information about the Community Emergency Response Team, visit  


The only requirement to join is a desire to assist your community in times of need, both during emergencies and non-emergencies alike. However, the candidate's name will be submitted for a criminal background check before being accepted to the team.

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We need volunteers who are free at these times


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Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T)

Paul Soriero
C.E.R.T. Coordinator
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