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Disaster Relief Training Opportunities

October 7, 2023 • 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church
Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church

6131 Sperryville Pike, Boston, VA 22713-4149

October 7, 2023
October 7, 2023


New Volunteers & Re-Credentialing
Basic Training

Saturday, October 7 • 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

This training provides an overview of everything required to be deployed with a Disaster Relief team, including, Biblical foundations, evangelism, organizational protocols, and working as a member of chainsaw team, flood recovery team, and feeding team. This training can be taken in 3 ways:

  1. In-person at an SBCV church.
  2. Online for re-credentialing or new volunteers.

Basic Training Registration

For Credentialed Volunteers
Advanced Training

Saturday, October 7 • 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

In-person training will be conducted for Unit Leader, Quick Response Feeding Unit, and Chainsaw Operator. This is a one-day event. Click here for more information.

Advanced Training Registration

For Credentialed Volunteers
Basic Chaplain Training

Saturday, October 7 • 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Being a volunteer chaplain to those who have experienced loss and pain is a rewarding ministry, but it can be very challenging because of the emotional and spiritual demands involved. In order to maintain a high standard of excellence while providing emotional and spiritual care and operate in accordance with expected standards of the disaster community, all SBCV DR volunteer chaplains will need to complete the minimum training requirements. More information on Chaplaincy →

Chaplain Training Registration

For Credentialed Volunteers
Chaplaincy Training: Operational Stress First Aid (OSFA)

Saturday, October 7 • 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

This is a unique program to teach psychological first aid to first responders and others who are susceptible to stress injury.  This course is one of the required courses for DR Chaplaincy. Lunch will be provided.
More information on Chaplaincy →

Operational Stress first aid registration

Unable to train in-person?

Register to get trained online
Online Training

Staff Contacts

Shawn AmesShawn Ames

Relief Ministries Coordinator


Kimberly McDanielKimberly McDaniel

Administrative Assistant for Ministry Support


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