Disaster Relief

Tugalo Baptist Association, in conjunction with three northeast Georgia area Associations, sponsors and houses two Disaster Relief trailers for Mud-Out and Cleanup and Recovery. These units are financed through church and individuals donations.

Donations for the Disaster Relief can be mailed to PO Drawer 129, Eastanollee, GA 30538. Disaster Relief Director, Tim Beck, is available to come speak to your church or church group. Contact: 706-491-3969 or dr_ga7r@yahoo.com

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Everyone who wants to serve in Disaster Relief must be “Phase 1” trained.  Phase 1 training opportunities as well as other courses are offered throughout the year in various locations of the state.  Here are our current offerings:

 

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INTRODUCTION TO DISASTER RELIEF

For those persons who want to learn about Disaster Relief to see if it is a ministry they would like to be part of.  (Registration is required but there are no training fees.  It’s FREE!) Recertification CANNOT be accomplished at this event.


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PHASE 1 TRAINING (Required for All Volunteers)

At this credentialing session, you will receive an introduction to the ministry of Disaster Relief and an orientation to the ministry area of your choosing.  Once you become a credentialed Disaster Relief volunteer, recertification is required every 3 years.  Recertification can be accomplished at these trainings.

NEW SCHEDULE!  

  • Friday/Saturday Schedule
  • In most cases, choose the day’s session you would like to attend (First Time Attendees who have NOT completed a standalone Introduction to Disaster Relief will need to attend both the Friday and Saturday sessions.)
  • Opportunities to train and cross train in 2 ministry areas
  • If recertifying, must attend the 3 hour training session of the Primary Unit/Ministry Area you are assigned to.

Phase 1 Schedule:

Friday:

  • 4:00 – 6:00 PM:  Check-in and ID Photo (Please arrive no later than 5:15 PM)
  • 6:00 – 9:00 PM:  Introduction to Disaster Relief/Training in Ministry Area/Recertification (Chaplaincy, Cleanup & Recovery, and Feeding ONLY)

Saturday:

  • 7:00 – 9:00 AM:  Registration (Please arrive no later than 8:15 AM)
  • 9:00 – 11:45 AM:  Training in Ministry Areas/Recertification (all Ministry Areas)/Cross Training
  • 11:45 AM – 12:00 PM:  Commissioning Service

 

2017 PHASE 1 TRAININGS:  

Online registration is easy:

  • Click the link below for the training you want to register for.
  • If this is the first time you have registered online, click the “Don’t have an account? Sign Up” to the right of the “Sign In” button.
  • Complete the information and click “Create an Account”.
  • You will receive an email with the information to activate your account and register for the training.

NOTE:  Please be aware that there is a separate online registration link for FIRST TIME PHASE 1 ATTENDEES (those who have not attended a Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief Training or who have attended an Introduction to Disaster Relief ONLY training in the last 12 months.)

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FEBRUARY 10-11, 2017: Rehoboth Baptist Church, Tucker, GA

  • Click here to register if you are a First Time Attendee to a Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief Phase 1 Training or if you have attended/completed an Introduction to Disaster Relief Training within the last 12 months.
  • Click here to register if you are a Previously Trained Disaster Relief volunteer who needs to recertify or would like to cross-train in another ministry area.

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SEPTEMBER 15-16, 2017: New Providence Baptist Church, Forsyth, GA

  • Click here to register if you are a First Time Attendee to a Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief Phase 1 Training or if you have attended/completed an Introduction to Disaster Relief Training within the last 12 months.
  • Click here to register if you are a Previously Trained Disaster Relief volunteer who needs to recertify or would like to cross-train in another ministry area.

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Download the appropriate registration form to be completed and mailed in along with the registration fee:

Click here for a PDF registration form for a First Time Attendee to a Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief Phase 1 Training or if you have attended/completed an Introduction to Disaster Relief Training within the last 12 months.

Click here for a Word document registration form for a First Time Attendee to a Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief Phase 1 Training or if you have attended/completed an Introduction to Disaster Relief Training within the last 12 months.

Click here for a PDF registration form for a Previously Trained Disaster Relief volunteer who needs to recertify or would like to cross-train in another ministry area.

Click here for a Word document registration form for a Previously Trained Disaster Reliefvolunteer who needs to recertify or would like to cross-train in another ministry area.


FEES: Credentialing Training Fees if received by the registration deadline:

First Time Phase 1=$40, Recertification = $20, Cross-training in another Ministry Area = $20.


 

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RECERTIFICATION

Required every 3 years in your Primary Unit (ministry area) to remain an active volunteer.  This can be accomplished by attending any of the Phase 1 trainings or by attending a Recertification Training hosted and scheduled by the leadership of the Primary Unit you are assigned to.  Recertification in your Primary Unit will recertify you in all areas you are trained in.

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PHASE 2 TRAINING

Designed for volunteers who sense the Lord leading them to become involved in this ministry at a leadership level and prepares the Disaster Relief volunteer to serve as a Team Leader or fulfill some special role.  Recertification CANNOT be accomplished at this event. (Training Fees = $40/Chaplaincy 2 = $65.  Additional charges may apply.) 


2017 PHASE 2 TRAINING:  Details coming soon.


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CHAINSAW SCHOOLS

Chainsaw Schools begin at 8:00 AM on Friday morning with registration and conclude late Saturday afternoon.  Phase 1 Training in Cleanup & Recovery is a prerequisite to attending Chainsaw School.

Space is limited and registrations are processed on a first come/first serve basis.  (Training Fees may vary.  See registration form for details.)


2017 CHAINSAW SCHOOLS:  COMING SOON!