City of San Diego


Community Emergency Response Team

Future Academy Notification Email List

Are you interested in learning disaster preparedness skills that may help you prepare for and recover from a major natural disaster?  Please consider signing up to be notified of when the next CERT SD Academy dates are announced.

Priority registration is given to those who live in the city of San Diego.  However we invite our out-of-town students to create a profile and come on the first day of class. If there are seats available, out-of-town students are welcome to join our academy.

As you consider this opportunity, here is a description of the requirements.

     Students must be at least 18 years old. 

     Attendance on all four days of the academy is mandatory for graduation.

Classes are held on two consecutive weekends (on both Saturday and Sunday) from approximately 9:30am until 4pm each day.  Classes will start promptly at 10am.  The location of the training will be provided upon successful registration.  There is no cost for the training and we provide safety gear and classroom materials.

Library - DYH@L


Park and Recreation - Balboa Park

Environmental Enhancement

Park and Recreation - Cabrillo Recreation Center

Environmental Enhancement Ongoing - Outdoor

Program Assistant

Park and Recreation - Cesar Chavez Community Center

Environmental Enhancement One-time Outdoor

Park and Recreation - Golf

Environmental Enhancement One-Time Outdoor

Park and Recreation - Los Peñasquitos and Lopez Canyons

Environmental Enhancement

Environmental Enhancement One-Time Outdoor

Park and Recreation - Mission Bay Park

Environmental Enhancement One-Time Outdoor

Park and Recreation - Mission Trails Regional Park

Environmental Enhancement One-Time Outdoor

Park and Recreation - Open Space Canyons and Parklands

Environmental Enhancement

Environmental enhancement volunteers help keep City of San Diego open spaces clean, beautiful and welcoming. Volunteers assist with projects such as litter abatement, spreading of mulch, removing overgrown brush, and non-native plant removal in order to maintain a healthy natural environment.

All ages are welcomed. Under 13 years old need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Long sleeves and closed toes shoes enforced.

Park and Recreation - Shoreline Parks

Environmental Enhancement

Assist as a volunteer with cleanup, maintenance and beautification at various park locations.

Park and Recreation - Tecolote Nature Center, Marian Bear, Rose Canyons,Mission Valley Preserve


Environmental Enhancement