County Shelter Worker Training Feb 22 & Mar 14 2018

County OES has two shelter training sessions coming up in the next month and they are inviting CERT members to participate. While the target audience for both of these training sessions is County employees, other attendees will certainly walk away with valuable knowledge related to opening, operating, and closing an emergency shelter. Both sessions are at the County EOC, 5580 Overland Avenue, San Diego.

The Shelter Manager training is the Shelter Worker training with an additional two hours of content specific to shelter administration. Individuals do not need to attend both trainings, they should select just one.
  • Shelter Worker training on Thursday, February 22 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Register by Tuesday Feb 20.
  • Shelter Manager training on Wednesday March 14, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Register by Friday March 9.

In order to receive a Shelter Worker lD Card, you need to have an active (unexpired) CERT DSW ID card and have completed the background check.

Register by email to to Be sure to include your CERT organization, e.g., Encinitas CERT.

Note: This training will NOT satisfy the DSW Renewal annual training requirement. If you need to satisfy the training requirement to renew your DSW card, please attend the April 21 Academy final drill.