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Mar
23
Mon
COVID-19 Response Volunteer to Help @ Statewide
Mar 23 – Dec 31 all-day
COVID-19 Response Volunteer to Help @ Statewide

Vermont health care providers are working overtime to assure everyone receives the best care during this COVID-19 pandemic.  We need to build our workforce to support our health care workers so they can rest and stay healthy and provide good care to patients.

Vermont’s Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units are community-based groups of volunteers who supplement public health resources with their existing skills.   The MRC program needs more volunteers to support Vermont’s healthcare system.

Will you answer the call to help?

Currently, there have been some opportunities to assist with packing materials for shipment and assisting testing operations.  There may or may not be other MRC opportunities that arise, as we do not know were COVID-19 is heading — particularly a possible need for healthcare professionals.  

For becoming involved with the MRC, you can sign-up here, https://rms.vermont.gov/, make sure you select the unit in your area, map: http://www.oncallforvt.org/wordpress/map-locator/, upon sign-up, so the corresponding unit coordinator will know to reach out to you.  Sign-up instructions attached, please double check that you select the correct unit.

Other ways to help for COVID-19, may be found by reaching out to your local community groups/organizers like rotary and lion clubs, soup kitchens, and viewing your neighborhood Front Porch Forum group.  Additional volunteer activities can be found here: https://vtdigger.org/2020/03/14/guide-how-you-can-help-volunteer-or-donate-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak/

Dec
6
Sun
Bennington (Hybrid) EMT Class @ Statewide
Dec 6 all-day

Hybrid EMT Class Information:

The Hybrid EMT course is a 3-part course consisting of: 14 weeks of online learning meeting once a week for a 2-hour online, interactive, instructor-led session, this is followed by a 30-hour in-person simulation lab to practice EMT skills & scenarios, then a clinical experience riding along with EMS crews.  Visit www.benningtonrescue.org for more information.  Students affiliated and operational with a VT-licensed ambulance or EMS first response service may be eligible for special funding for courses starting in 2020. 

This EMT class will be held from 12/6/20 to 3/7/21. You must contact the course coordinator Bill Camarda at bill.camarda@benningtonrescue.org to register.

This course will prepare you for the National Registry Emergency Medical Technician certification exam, which will be scheduled after successful completion of this course. In addition to this certification, in order to become a State of Vermont licensed EMT, you must become affiliated with an approved EMS organization. To find the EMS agencies near you, go to the map locator at the top of this page.

Dec
9
Wed
UVMRC’s General Membership Meeting/Training – Upper Valley MRC @ Zoom
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
UVMRC’s General Membership Meeting/Training - Upper Valley MRC @ Zoom

Join the Upper Valley MRC Unit at their General Meeting via virtual platform to meet the volunteers, view a training presentation, and work on projects for the upcoming year.  Please email Heather.Rigney@vermont.gov for zoom link or call-in information.

We will be virtual from 6-7:30pm through Microsoft Teams. In addition to past and ongoing unit activities, we will be having a guest speaker, Cathy James, who works with Vermont Emergency Management on their Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES) program. She will be giving us some great information on how organizations use technology to work around communications issues during localized and regionalized emergencies. Please join us for this great session, which will be our last official meeting of 2020.

 

Feb
7
Sun
Bennington (Hybrid) EMT Class @ Statewide
Feb 7 all-day

Hybrid EMT Class Information:

The Hybrid EMT course is a 3-part course consisting of: 14 weeks of online learning meeting once a week for a 2-hour online, interactive, instructor-led session, this is followed by a 30-hour in-person simulation lab to practice EMT skills & scenarios, then a clinical experience riding along with EMS crews.  Visit www.benningtonrescue.org for more information.  Students affiliated and operational with a VT-licensed ambulance or EMS first response service may be eligible for special funding for courses starting in 2020. 

This EMT class will be held from 2/7/21 to 5/9/21. You must contact the course coordinator Bill Camarda at bill.camarda@benningtonrescue.org to register.

This course will prepare you for the National Registry Emergency Medical Technician certification exam, which will be scheduled after successful completion of this course. In addition to this certification, in order to become a State of Vermont licensed EMT, you must become affiliated with an approved EMS organization. To find the EMS agencies near you, go to the map locator at the top of this page.

Apr
4
Sun
Bennington (Hybrid) EMT Class @ Statewide
Apr 4 all-day

Hybrid EMT Class Information:

The Hybrid EMT course is a 3-part course consisting of: 14 weeks of online learning meeting once a week for a 2-hour online, interactive, instructor-led session, this is followed by a 30-hour in-person simulation lab to practice EMT skills & scenarios, then a clinical experience riding along with EMS crews.  Visit www.benningtonrescue.org for more information.  Students affiliated and operational with a VT-licensed ambulance or EMS first response service may be eligible for special funding for courses starting in 2020. 

This EMT class will be held from 4/4/21 to 7/4/21. You must contact the course coordinator Bill Camarda at bill.camarda@benningtonrescue.org to register.

This course will prepare you for the National Registry Emergency Medical Technician certification exam, which will be scheduled after successful completion of this course. In addition to this certification, in order to become a State of Vermont licensed EMT, you must become affiliated with an approved EMS organization. To find the EMS agencies near you, go to the map locator at the top of this page.

Jun
6
Sun
Bennington (Hybrid) EMT Class @ Statewide
Jun 6 all-day

Hybrid EMT Class Information:

The Hybrid EMT course is a 3-part course consisting of: 14 weeks of online learning meeting once a week for a 2-hour online, interactive, instructor-led session, this is followed by a 30-hour in-person simulation lab to practice EMT skills & scenarios, then a clinical experience riding along with EMS crews.  Visit www.benningtonrescue.org for more information.  Students affiliated and operational with a VT-licensed ambulance or EMS first response service may be eligible for special funding for courses starting in 2020. 

This EMT class will be held from 6/6/21 to 9/5/21. You must contact the course coordinator Bill Camarda at bill.camarda@benningtonrescue.org to register.

This course will prepare you for the National Registry Emergency Medical Technician certification exam, which will be scheduled after successful completion of this course. In addition to this certification, in order to become a State of Vermont licensed EMT, you must become affiliated with an approved EMS organization. To find the EMS agencies near you, go to the map locator at the top of this page.