The following Cape May County Municipalities following have Cape May County sponsored CERT Teams:
Avalon, Cape May City, Lower Township, Middle Township,
North Wildwood, Ocean City, Sea Isle City and West Cape May
The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management has awarded fully equipped CERT Trailers via Citizen Volunteer Corps grants to the County of Cape May, the Borough of Avalon and the Township of Lower.
The number of CERT volunteers exceeds two hundred persons.
The training curriculum consists of:
DISASTER MEDICAL PREPAREDNESS
LIGHT SEARCH AND RESCUE
Classes are conducted at the Cape May County Emergency Management Communications Center or in the municipality that is sponsoring the training.
There is no cost to the students and our professional instructors, who volunteer their time, ensure the best curriculum is offered to the students.
Each volunteer must be at least 18 years of age.
At the conclusion of the training classes, students will receive an Emergency Response Kit that contains equipment, personal gear and useful tools for use in an emergency.
After graduation there is an ongoing program that allows students to become proficient in Amateur Radio Communication, Family Radio Service, Red Cross Sheltering Programs, CPR and AED Training.
To take part in this important and helpful training, please call 609.463.6570.