3. FEMA Class G-489 Available locally

Very few Federal Emergency Management Agency Emergency Management Institute classes are offered within Ohio ARES District 3, but we do have one coming up on Thursday, February 8, 2018.  That offering is G-489, Management of Spontaneous Volunteers in Disasters Offered through the courtesy of the Ohio Emergency Management Agency and the Clark County Emergency Management Agency, this course is a particularly good match for ARES leadership personnel, as well as those in Emergency Management, American Red Cross, Salvation Army, etc.
This 8 AM to 4 PM class will be held at the Heritage Center of Clark County, 117 South Fountain Avenue in downtown Springfield, Ohio.  All students must enroll prior to February 1, 2018 at the Ohio Department of Public Safety Training Campus website, which is https://trainingcampus.dps.ohio.gov/cm/cm710/pstc/pstc.html . 
If you haven’t already done so, every FEMA student must now obtain a Student Identification Number at https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid . 
There is one recommended prerequisite.  IS-288, The Role of Voluntary Organizations in Emergency Management, is available at http://training.fema.gov/is/crslist.aspx .