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Events and Training

July 5th 2022 Roundtable

Ukraine Service Providers Connect!

Noon-1 p.m.

Come together to connect with other service providers, share information on your organization and learn about resources that may be available to your group. There is strength and sustainability in numbers!

Register in advance for this meeting: Here

After you register Zoom will send you a link. Please check your email.

July 2022 Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Noon-1 p.m.

Active Shooter Training for Everyone! Join special guest Andrew Bershad of the New York Police Departments Elite Emergency Services Unit. Being in public, whether it be your church, synagogue, mosque, school or post office or even a volunteer center, presents risks. In today’s world, one of those risks is an active shooter situation. It is important to be aware and be prepared.

After this training you will:

  • Understand Active Shooter events has become a new normal
  • Describe an Active Shooter Profile
  • Understand different Trainings
  • Develop Awareness
  • Understand How to Respond When an Active Shooter is in Your Vicinity
  • Understand How to Respond When Law Enforcement Arrives

Register in advance for this meeting: Here

After you register Zoom will send you a link. Please check your email.

July 2022 Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Noon-1 p.m.

Active Shooter Training for Everyone! Join special guest Andrew Bershad of the New York Police Departments Elite Emergency Services Unit. Being in public, whether it be your church, synagogue, mosque, school or post office or even a volunteer center, presents risks. In today’s world, one of those risks is an active shooter situation. It is important to be aware and be prepared.

After this training you will:

  • Understand Active Shooter events has become a new normal
  • Describe an Active Shooter Profile
  • Understand different Trainings
  • Develop Awareness
  • Understand How to Respond When an Active Shooter is in Your Vicinity
  • Understand How to Respond When Law Enforcement Arrives

Register in advance for this meeting: Here

After you register Zoom will send you a link. Please check your email.

July 2022 Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Noon-1 p.m.

Active Shooter Training for Everyone! Join special guest Andrew Bershad of the New York Police Departments Elite Emergency Services Unit. Being in public, whether it be your church, synagogue, mosque, school or post office or even a volunteer center, presents risks. In today’s world, one of those risks is an active shooter situation. It is important to be aware and be prepared.

After this training you will:

  • Understand Active Shooter events has become a new normal
  • Describe an Active Shooter Profile
  • Understand different Trainings
  • Develop Awareness
  • Understand How to Respond When an Active Shooter is in Your Vicinity
  • Understand How to Respond When Law Enforcement Arrives

Register in advance for this meeting: Here

After you register Zoom will send you a link. Please check your email.

July 6-15th Ukraine Deployment

July 6th-15th, 2022

World Cares Center’s Volunteer Medical Team deploys to L’viv Ukraine to set up a medical clinic in a new resettlement village with partner Baranova27. Our team will provide much needed medical care while training survivors with medical experience to continue operations long term. We have developed a healing journal and a guide for caregivers and parents and will be hosting art therapy workshops along with healing art materials from our 9.11 partner Stars of Hope. With your support this will be the first of many deployments to support Ukraine. To donate click here

 

July 2022 Next Gen Leadership Series

July 25th- August 5th 2022

 

Regional Ready Rockaway and World Cares Center partner for the second annual Next Gen Leadership series where tomorrows leaders participate in a two week training series to receive their Disaster Volunteer Credential, the first step in leading a safer and better prepared Rockaway Community. For more information on how your group can get credentialed contact us here 

August 2022 ReadyResponders Roundtable

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

The August  Ready Responders Roundtable will feature the Collaborative Disaster Volunteer Credential Initiative. This first truly collaborative disaster volunteer credential is created by the organizations that will use it to keep their volunteers safe and updated as to the skills they need to volunteer effectively in disaster response.

The discussion will feature advisory board members and the subject matter experts that have contributed to the development of the program. We will also provide and overview and ways to get involved and credentialed!

To Register Click Here

August 2022 Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Noon – 2:00 p.m.

  • Introduction
  • Know Before You Go
  • Introduction to Disaster Management

Be the first to get your Collaborative Disaster Volunteer Credential! . This first truly collaborative disaster volunteer credential is created by the organizations that will use it to keep their volunteers safe and updated as to the skills they need to volunteer effectively in disaster response.

We will be hosting six 2 hour classes. Upon completion and a passing grade, participants will receive their Disaster Volunteer Level 1 Credential.

To Register Click Here

 

September 2022 ReadyResponders Roundtable

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

September is National Preparedness Month. Come and share your preparedness activities and learn about others you can get involved in. Not sure what to do for your constituents, along side many other partners, World Cares Center can help. Join us to learn more!

Register Here 

September 2022 Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Noon – 2:00 p.m.

  • Review
  • Introduction to Physical Safety in Disaster Response
  • Introduction to First Aid for Disaster Volunteers

Be the first to get your Collaborative Disaster Volunteer Credential! . This first truly collaborative disaster volunteer credential is created by the organizations that will use it to keep their volunteers safe and updated as to the skills they need to volunteer effectively in disaster response.

We will be hosting six 2 hour classes. Upon completion and a passing grade, participants will receive their Disaster Volunteer Level 1 Credential.

To Register Click Here

 

October 2022 ReadyResponders Roundtable

Thursday, October 6, 2022

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Stay Tuned for More Information on our Fall Safety Series including Preventing Holiday Disasters and Emotional Resiliency during the Holiday Season. To suggest a topic or apply to be a guest speaker Click Here

October 2022 Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Noon – 2:00 p.m.

  • Review
  • Introduction to CPR for Disaster Volunteers
  • Infectious Disease Awareness in Disaster Response

Be the first to get your Collaborative Disaster Volunteer Credential! . This first truly collaborative disaster volunteer credential is created by the organizations that will use it to keep their volunteers safe and updated as to the skills they need to volunteer effectively in disaster response.

We will be hosting six 2 hour classes. Upon completion and a passing grade, participants will receive their Disaster Volunteer Level 1 Credential.

To Register Click Here

November 2022 ReadyResponders Roundtable

Thursday, November 3, 2022

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

The Holiday Season is when we all want to give back. From playing Santa to helping in a Food Pantry or Delivering Cares and Cheer to those less fortunate. In this session we will be discussing safety measure for volunteer and volunteer teams. Topics include:

  • Assessing the Right Role
  • Promoting Physical Safety
  • Applying Infectious Disease Safety
  • Building Emotional Resiliency

To Register Click Here 

 

 

November 2022 Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Noon – 2:00 p.m.

  • Review
  • Introduction to Flood Response
  • Food Distribution Safety

Be the first to get your Collaborative Disaster Volunteer Credential! . This first truly collaborative disaster volunteer credential is created by the organizations that will use it to keep their volunteers safe and updated as to the skills they need to volunteer effectively in disaster response.

We will be hosting six 2 hour classes. Upon completion and a passing grade, participants will receive their Disaster Volunteer Level 1 Credential.

To Register Click Here

December 2022 ReadyResponders Roundtable

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

The Ready Responders Roundtable Virtual Holiday Party!!! Join your colleagues for a fun filled virtual holiday party! Try your hand at virtual BINGO. Share your favorite holiday song and compete for best Holiday Outfit! Prizes will be shipped you!!

To register click HERE

December 2022 Lunch & Learn

Tuesday December 20, 2022

Noon – 2:00 p.m.

  • Review
  • Personal Protective Equipment for Disaster Volunteers
  • Introduction to Emotional Resiliency For Disaster Volunteers
  • Review and Test

Be the first to get your Collaborative Disaster Volunteer Credential! . This first truly collaborative disaster volunteer credential is created by the organizations that will use it to keep their volunteers safe and updated as to the skills they need to volunteer effectively in disaster response.

We will be hosting six 2 hour classes. Upon completion and a passing grade, participants will receive their Disaster Volunteer Level 1 Credential.

To Register Click Here

July 2022 Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Noon-1 p.m.

Active Shooter Training for Everyone! Join special guest Andrew Bershad of the New York Police Departments Elite Emergency Services Unit. Being in public, whether it be your church, synagogue, mosque, school or post office or even a volunteer center, presents risks. In today’s world, one of those risks is an active shooter situation. It is important to be aware and be prepared.

After this training you will:

  • Understand Active Shooter events has become a new normal
  • Describe an Active Shooter Profile
  • Understand different Trainings
  • Develop Awareness
  • Understand How to Respond When an Active Shooter is in Your Vicinity
  • Understand How to Respond When Law Enforcement Arrives

Register in advance for this meeting: Here

After you register Zoom will send you a link. Please check your email.

July 6-15th Ukraine Deployment

July 6th-15th, 2022

World Cares Center’s Volunteer Medical Team deploys to L’viv Ukraine to set up a medical clinic in a new resettlement village with partner Baranova27. Our team will provide much needed medical care while training survivors with medical experience to continue operations long term. We have developed a healing journal and a guide for caregivers and parents and will be hosting art therapy workshops along with healing art materials from our 9.11 partner Stars of Hope. With your support this will be the first of many deployments to support Ukraine. To donate click here

 

July 2022 Next Gen Leadership Series

July 25th- August 5th 2022

 

Regional Ready Rockaway and World Cares Center partner for the second annual Next Gen Leadership series where tomorrows leaders participate in a two week training series to receive their Disaster Volunteer Credential, the first step in leading a safer and better prepared Rockaway Community. For more information on how your group can get credentialed contact us here 

August 2022 ReadyResponders Roundtable

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

The August  Ready Responders Roundtable will feature the Collaborative Disaster Volunteer Credential Initiative. This first truly collaborative disaster volunteer credential is created by the organizations that will use it to keep their volunteers safe and updated as to the skills they need to volunteer effectively in disaster response.

The discussion will feature advisory board members and the subject matter experts that have contributed to the development of the program. We will also provide and overview and ways to get involved and credentialed!

To Register Click Here

August 2022 Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Noon – 2:00 p.m.

  • Introduction
  • Know Before You Go
  • Introduction to Disaster Management

Be the first to get your Collaborative Disaster Volunteer Credential! . This first truly collaborative disaster volunteer credential is created by the organizations that will use it to keep their volunteers safe and updated as to the skills they need to volunteer effectively in disaster response.

We will be hosting six 2 hour classes. Upon completion and a passing grade, participants will receive their Disaster Volunteer Level 1 Credential.

To Register Click Here

 

September 2022 ReadyResponders Roundtable

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

September is National Preparedness Month. Come and share your preparedness activities and learn about others you can get involved in. Not sure what to do for your constituents, along side many other partners, World Cares Center can help. Join us to learn more!

Register Here 

September 2022 Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Noon – 2:00 p.m.

  • Review
  • Introduction to Physical Safety in Disaster Response
  • Introduction to First Aid for Disaster Volunteers

Be the first to get your Collaborative Disaster Volunteer Credential! . This first truly collaborative disaster volunteer credential is created by the organizations that will use it to keep their volunteers safe and updated as to the skills they need to volunteer effectively in disaster response.

We will be hosting six 2 hour classes. Upon completion and a passing grade, participants will receive their Disaster Volunteer Level 1 Credential.

To Register Click Here

 

October 2022 ReadyResponders Roundtable

Thursday, October 6, 2022

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Stay Tuned for More Information on our Fall Safety Series including Preventing Holiday Disasters and Emotional Resiliency during the Holiday Season. To suggest a topic or apply to be a guest speaker Click Here

October 2022 Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Noon – 2:00 p.m.

  • Review
  • Introduction to CPR for Disaster Volunteers
  • Infectious Disease Awareness in Disaster Response

Be the first to get your Collaborative Disaster Volunteer Credential! . This first truly collaborative disaster volunteer credential is created by the organizations that will use it to keep their volunteers safe and updated as to the skills they need to volunteer effectively in disaster response.

We will be hosting six 2 hour classes. Upon completion and a passing grade, participants will receive their Disaster Volunteer Level 1 Credential.

To Register Click Here

November 2022 ReadyResponders Roundtable

Thursday, November 3, 2022

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

The Holiday Season is when we all want to give back. From playing Santa to helping in a Food Pantry or Delivering Cares and Cheer to those less fortunate. In this session we will be discussing safety measure for volunteer and volunteer teams. Topics include:

  • Assessing the Right Role
  • Promoting Physical Safety
  • Applying Infectious Disease Safety
  • Building Emotional Resiliency

To Register Click Here 

 

 

November 2022 Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Noon – 2:00 p.m.

  • Review
  • Introduction to Flood Response
  • Food Distribution Safety

Be the first to get your Collaborative Disaster Volunteer Credential! . This first truly collaborative disaster volunteer credential is created by the organizations that will use it to keep their volunteers safe and updated as to the skills they need to volunteer effectively in disaster response.

We will be hosting six 2 hour classes. Upon completion and a passing grade, participants will receive their Disaster Volunteer Level 1 Credential.

To Register Click Here

December 2022 ReadyResponders Roundtable

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

The Ready Responders Roundtable Virtual Holiday Party!!! Join your colleagues for a fun filled virtual holiday party! Try your hand at virtual BINGO. Share your favorite holiday song and compete for best Holiday Outfit! Prizes will be shipped you!!

To register click HERE

December 2022 Lunch & Learn

Tuesday December 20, 2022

Noon – 2:00 p.m.

  • Review
  • Personal Protective Equipment for Disaster Volunteers
  • Introduction to Emotional Resiliency For Disaster Volunteers
  • Review and Test

Be the first to get your Collaborative Disaster Volunteer Credential! . This first truly collaborative disaster volunteer credential is created by the organizations that will use it to keep their volunteers safe and updated as to the skills they need to volunteer effectively in disaster response.

We will be hosting six 2 hour classes. Upon completion and a passing grade, participants will receive their Disaster Volunteer Level 1 Credential.

To Register Click Here

ABOUT WORLD CARES CENTER

World Cares Center reduces the harm, suffering, and loss caused by disasters by empowering under-served, at-risk communities to prevent everyday accidents and react as educated and skilled ready responders when disasters occur. WCC believes that resiliency is best promoted when all members of communities are prepared to respond to disasters together, working together to provide training coordination and support to the community.

Founded by citizen New Yorkers who stepped forward to assist in their community’s recovery in the aftermath of 9/11, WCC has become a leader in training individuals and communities in locally lead disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. WCC has a history of responding to disasters from
within hyperlocal communities from the attacks on 9/11 to Hurricane Irene, Superstorm Sandy, and Puerto Rico.

World Cares Center and Ready Rockaway have forged a strong and meaningful partnership during the Superstorm Sandy relief effort. Together the two organizations have successfully developed and delivered the Rockaway Ready Responders Initiative, the Rockaway Ready Responders Round Table, and the Rockaway Ready Responders Awards programs.

World Cares Center (WCC) trains local leaders who will emerge as disaster managers when their community is stricken by crisis offering disaster management tools and provides workshops so that citizens emerge as safe and effective disaster volunteers. The result is a proactive community able to
reduce suffering by responding immediately to the needs of their neighbors.

World Cares Center
520 8th Avenue
Suite 201B
NY, NY 10018
(212) 563-7570
www.worldcares.org
www.disastervolunteerismacademy.org
www.readyresponders.org