Julian Cuyamaca Resource Center CERT Program: San Diego North Citizen Corps Council

Community resilience requires the participation of community leaders from all sectors and the public. The local Councils in this registry are committed to strengthening community safety and preparedness through increased civic engagement and to developing goals and strategies tailored to specific community vulnerabilities and population.

diane-and-johnny-hakeSan Diego North Citizen Corps Council

Date last updated: Oct 14, 2014

Contact Information:
Johnny Hake
President
PO Box 863
Julian, CA 92036

(760) 310-0206

Sponsoring Organization: City Council, City of San Diego

Date Council Established: October 2011

Council Mission:

Promote & strengthen the Citizen Corps Council programs at the community level with opportunities for special skills/interests; opportunities for training in first aid & emergency preparedness; targeted outreach for the community, including special needs groups; special projects, regional drills & community events; cooperation & collaboration among community leaders; opportunities for all residents to participate (everyone has a role & a responsibility)

Council Membership

The Public Sector:
  • Mayor, City/Town Manager, County/Parish Elected Leader
  • Fire Service
  • Community Emergency Response Teams
  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Neighborhood Watch and other Watch Programs
  • Other Government – Tribal
The Private Sector:
  • Insurance
The Voluntary and Community Sector:
  • Voluntary/Community Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD / COAD)
  • Civic Organizations (Rotary, American Legion, VFW)
  • Volunteer Center
  • Neighborhood / Community / Homeowners Associations
  • Parent Teacher Associations
  • Humane Society / Animal Advocacy
  • Youth-Based Organizations
  • Youth Representative(s)
  • Advocacy / Service Organizations for People with Disabilities
  • Advocacy / Service Organizations for the Frail Elderly
  • Faith or Interfaith-Based Organizations
  • Places of Worship
  • Community Foundation

Public Education and Training Activities

Preparedness Actions

Public Education Materials
  • Local alerts/warnings
  • Protective measures for no-notice hazards
  • Family Emergency Plan
  • Emergency supplies in multiple locations
  • First Aid
  • CPR / AED
  • Local information on evacuating
  • Local information on sheltering
  • Guidance on practicing response (drills)
  • Mitigation measures for property
  • Prevention measures (crime/terrorism)
  • Prevention measures (public health)
  • Cyber safety measures
Training/Demonstrations:
  • Family Emergency Plan
  • Emergency supplies in multiple locations
  • First Aid
  • CPR / AED
  • Guidance on practicing response (drills)
  • Mitigation measures for property
  • Prevention measures (crime/terrorism)

Hazard Types

Public Education Materials
  • Crime
  • Household Emergencies
  • Natural Disasters
  • Public Health
Training/Demonstrations
  • Crime
  • Household Emergencies
  • Natural Disasters

Locations

Public Education Materials
  • Neighborhoods
  • Schools
  • Places of Worship
  • Civic / Non-profit Organizations
  • Community events
Training/Demonstrations:
  • Neighborhoods
  • Schools
  • Places of Worship
  • Community events

Targeted Populations

Public Education Materials:
  • General public
  • Frail/elderly
  • Youth
  • Pet Owners
  • People with Disabilities
  • People with Transportation Dependencies
Training/Demonstrations:
  • General public
  • Frail/elderly
  • Youth
  • Pet Owners

Response Actions:

Public Education Materials
  • Community evacuations
  • Sheltering in place (staying where you are)
  • Community sheltering (mass care shelters)
  • Continuity of Operations
Training/Demonstrations
  • Sheltering in place (staying where you are)
  • Community sheltering (mass care shelters)
Outreach methods:
  • Website
  • Social media
  • Printed materials (brochures, flyers)
  • Talking points for community leaders
  • Community events
National Preparedness Month Participation

Volunteer Service

Website to register for local volunteer opportunities: Volunteers Registration Page http://www.rbunited.com/volunteers-registration-page

Council supported volunteer programs:
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • Volunteers in Police Service
Volunteer opportunities in specialized areas:
  • Preparedness Education/Outreach Volunteer – Program Name: Be Prepared, Not Scared
  • Preparedness Education for Youth – Program Name: San Diego Teen CERT
  • First Aid / CPR / AED Training
  • Other – RB Fire Safe Council – Wildfire Risk Reduction Program

Approximately 100 volunteers participated in Council supported activities community-wide in 2011.

Approximately 500 volunteer service hours were completed community-wide in 2011.

Volunteer programs support surge capacity through response role.
Surge capacity volunteers are trained in the Incident Command System.
Volunteers have responded to disasters within the Council’s area.
Volunteers have responded to disasters outside the Council’s area.

Awards and Recognition

Individuals and teams are acknowledged with awards and/or recognition ceremonies.

Areas Served by Council

ESCONDIDO (Local) (92029)
FALLBROOK (Local) (92028, 92088)
JULIAN (Local) (92036)
POWAY (Local) (92064, 92074)
SAN DIEGO (Local) (92124, 92127, 92128, 92129, 92131)

 

 

 

Resources:

San Diego North Citizen Corps Council

Volunteers Registration Page

CERT/TEEN CERT Julian Cuyamaca – Citizen Corps

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