To sign up for trainings and other events, login to your Better Impact profile from the Current Volunteers page and click on the “Opportunities” menu to see a list or calendar view of available activities.

New Volunteer Training in Animal Disaster Response

via Zoom

Overview of Animal Disaster Response and roles within Napa Community Animal Response Team. Geared towards those who are new to Animal Disaster Response and/or Napa CART. Required for all Napa CART volunteers. A training fee of $50 is required (please use donate button below to process payment). Registration for this training can be done through […]

$50

Returning Volunteer Training in Animal Disaster Response

via Zoom

A required training designed for those familiar with Napa CART operations and Animal Disaster Response, includes response updates. A training fee of $45 is required (please use donate button below to process payment). Registration for this training can be done through our volunteer management program Better Impact* or by emailing info@napacart.org. Zoom link will be sent out […]

$45

CERT Skills Update

Napa Valley College Little Theater (1200 Building) 2277 Napa Vallejo Hwy, Napa

In person training open to any person who has completed Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) training, even if you are not currently active on a CERT team. Masks will required […]

Livestock Shelter Operations and Panel Set Up

Napa Valley Horsemen's Association 1200 Foster Rd, Napa

Procedures for setting up and operating emergency shelter for large animals: Bio-security, Forms, Nutrition, Intake and Discharge, Animal Identification, and more. Work gloves recommended for panel set up.  In-person pending covid restrictions.  RSVP through BetterImpact or by emailing info@napacart.org.

Companion Animal Shelter Skills

Napa County Animal Shelter 942 Hartle Court, Napa, CA

Companion Animal Shelter skills in person training (pending covid restrictions). Review of Intake, Biosecurity, and General Disaster Shelter Operations. There will be two shifts, roughly 12:30pm-2:00pm and 2:30pm to 4:00pm, with a limited amount of people per shift. RSVP through BetterImpact of by emailing info@napacart.org.

Livestock Shelter Set Up & Animal Handling and First Aid

Valley Brook Equestrian Center 1132 El Centro Avenue, Napa, CA

Learn about taking vital signs (temperature, pulse and respiration rate) and general animal first aid. In-person pending covid restrictions. Work gloves recommended for panel set up. These skills will help you become a more active partner with your veterinarian, and are required for some shelter, SIP and evacuation volunteers. Those wanting to fulfill a role […]

Trailer Driving Certification

Napa Valley College 2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway, Napa, CA

This class is to prepare and certify volunteers to haul animals in trailers during emergencies, as well as for all related animal transportation activities. This will be done in-person, pending Covid restrictions,  with scheduled time slots. RSVP through BetterImpact or by emailing info@napacart.org.

Communication/Dispatch skills day with CERT

Napa Valley Horsemen's Association 1200 Foster Rd, Napa

In-person training (pending Covid restrictions). Highly recommended for dispatch and evacuation volunteers, but encouraged for all volunteers to attend as radios will be widely used in various roles within Napa CART. Collaborative training with Napa CERT. RSVP through BetterImpact or by emailing info@napacart.org.

Animal Search And Rescue (ASAR) Field Staging

Napa Valley Horsemen's Association 1200 Foster Rd, Napa

Learn about Animal Search And Rescue (ASAR) operations and get familiar with our ASAR trailer. In-person pending covid restrictions. RSVP through BetterImpact or by emailing info@napacart.org.

Hotline and Forms

Napa Valley Horsemen's Association 1200 Foster Rd, Napa

Overview of Hotline set up, procedures and forms used. In-person pending covid restrictions. RSVP through BetterImpact or by emailing info@napacart.org.