Get Involved / Volunteer for Emergency Management

Before a disaster, get involved and become familiar with community resources:

Logo for the Community Emergency Response Team. The letters CERT rise over a city skyline.


Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) - This program lead by the Brookline Emergency Management Team provides free training so you can help yourself and your neighbors after a disaster.



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Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) - Brookline MRC volunteers are trained and prepared to respond to emergencies and to provide various health services throughout the year. Our volunteers have both medical and non-medical backgrounds.  



Emergency Preparedness Buddies Program (EP Buddies Program) - The EP Buddies Program helps elders and adults with access and/or functional needs prepare for and respond to emergency situations, thereby improving preparedness and resilience among elder residents.