training schedule

disaster relief



levels of training

phase 1

  • Required for all disaster relief volunteers.
  • Introduction to Southern Baptists of Texas Disaster Relief and phase one selected ministry area.
  • Basic Manual in selected ministry area (clean-up and recovery, communications, assessments, chaplaincy, childcare or feeding).
  • Training in selected ministry area.
  • Yellow Hat is awarded for the completion of Phase I Training.
  • All disaster relief volunteers must be re-certified every three years.

phase 2 (team leader training)

  • Must have completed Phase I in selected ministry area.
  • Must have completed Chain Saw School for Clean-up and Recovery.
  • CPR and Basic First Aid (can be received from American Red Cross, or American Heart Association, or other nationally recognized provider of this specialized training).
  • Advanced Manual in selected ministry area.
  • Must be recommended by Disater Relief unit leadership

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April 2020

POSTPONED: DR Phase 1 (Bryan)

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
TX United States

We are responding to the current crisis by cancelling, postponing or implementing by virtual means, all events and meetings through April 30. Volunteers will get a general overview of the…

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POSTPONED: DR Advanced Chainsaw Training

April 24 - April 25
West Side Baptist Church, 712 West Main St
Atlanta, TX 75551 United States
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DR Advanced Chainsaw Training

April 30 - May 2
Panfork Baptist Encampment, 4530 County Road 210
Wellington, TX 79095 United States
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August 2020

EQUIP Conference (DFW)

August 8
TX United States

Every church wants more leaders. Every church wants to see their current leaders develop into better leaders. That's where EQUIP comes in. EQUIP is a conference designed for the local…

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September 2020

Week of Reach Texas State Missions Offering Emphasis

September 20 - September 27
TX United States
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DR Phase 1 (Flint)

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Flint Baptist Church, 11131 FM 2868W
Flint, TX 75762 United States
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Volunteers will get a general overview of the SBTC Disaster Relief ministry which includes: deployment procedures (call outs), finances and reimbursements, and volunteer guidelines.

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online intro to disaster relief training

If you are unable to attend the Intro to DR training sessions in person that we offer throughout the year, online training is available. Upon completion of the online Disaster Relief training, you must submit your required documents.

Once you have completed the Intro to Disaster Relief Training (either live or online), you may take advantage of our Phase 1 training options which are not offered online (see below for the schedule).


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