Cobb County Government

There are organizations which can benefit from your C.E.R.T. training that need you as a volunteer! Find your passion within an affiliated partner for disaster response.

CERT members who wish to take more courses from home can take any of the FEMA Independent Study (IS) courses. Although, members are not limited, below is a list of CEMA recommended courses. More can also be found at

You must have completed the 21 hours of CERT Initial Training in order to participate in these volunteer components.

As previously announced, Cobb County EMA has determined the new directions for volunteers who have completed their CERT Initial Training.

Upcoming Classes - Join today!

To sign up, use our online CERT Initial Training Application

Once completed, this online application will be submitted to the Cobb County EMA for processing. You will need to send a legible copy of your driver's license via e-mail to to complete the application process. Please call Bernard King at (770) 499-4568 if you need assistance.

Citizen Corps was created to help coordinate volunteer activities that will make our communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to any emergency situation.


Following a major disaster, first responders who provide fire and medical services will not be able to meet the demand for these services.

Looking to make a difference in the world? It all starts by volunteering in your community!