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Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast w/ Emergency Sheltering Training

May 6 @ 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

In appreciation for all MRC Volunteers, we invite you to a “Thank you” breakfast combined with a Sheltering Training.   Registration and breakfast begin at 9:00am; the training starts at 9:30am. 

This MRC hosted training, in collaboration with MEMA, is made possible by funding from Berkshire County Boards of Health Association (BCBOHA).  Thank you, BCBOHA!

About the Training:  This three hour interactive course provides a high-level introduction to basic shelter operations.  This course was developed in collaboration with MEMA, MA Department of Public Health, DelValle Institute, American Red Cross, Salvation Army, and the Western Region Homeland Security Council to provide a common vision and guiding principles to improve shelter coordination, support, and information sharing across the Commonwealth.

Main Topics Covered in this Course Include:

  • Defining a Shelter
  • Types of Shelters
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Operational Guidelines


Berkshire and Franklin MRC’s


Hotel on North Shire Hall
297 North St
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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