Train Today Respond Tomorrow

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Animal Responder Standard Training (Level One Volunteer)


 When and Where are the workshops?

2019 schedule is not yet available


What is “Train Today Respond Tomorrow”?

  • A convenient weekend workshop designed to provide complete standard response training in a fun and supportive group environment.
  • In two days you can become a certified animal response volunteer ready to help when the team is deployed.
  • Both are full days of training (8am-5pm)
    • Day One includes awareness level courses in:  National Emergency Management and Incident Command, Pet, Human and Psych First Aid and  Animal Response Basics.
    • Day Two is an introductory shelter training course (added in 2018)

How much does it cost?

  • ONLY $35 – 2 days of standard training, certification as an animal responder volunteer, emergency management ID badge, & a responder uniform t-shirt 
  • ONLY $15 – current animal responder volunteers who have completed initial standard training and need to renew pet and/or human first aid courses AND/OR need to attend Level 2 training (the sheltering course)
  • Morning coffee will be provided, lunch is on your own

When and Where, and How Can I Register?

  • Annually in varied locations across Kansas
  • Registration is on-line

Who can attend?

  • NEW Volunteers (sign up and train to make a difference, no previous disaster response experience or training required)
  • Volunteers needing to renew Pet or Human First Aid training
  • Volunteers needing to complete the NEW sheltering course added in 2018 as day 2 of the workshop

Note:  The minimum age for animal response volunteers and workshop attendees is 18 years.

Volunteers helping people through animal disaster education, planning and response.