Clearwater Festival Early Bird period ends this Friday

Dear Clearwater Community:   The Clearwater Festival's Early Bird period ends this Friday, March 3rd, so be sure you purchase your tickets today by clicking HERE!  By attending the Festival, you're supporting Clearwater's important environmental advocacy initiatives including keeping the sloop Clearwater sailing. We're excited to announce that singer-songwriter and guitarist Richard Thompson will be joining us; as well … Continue reading Clearwater Festival Early Bird period ends this Friday

Feel Good tour rolls on, bringing music and instruments to West Virginia community damaged by flooding

By Joe Dashiell | Richwood, W.Va. (WDBJ7) A storage unit in Roanoke holds musical instruments, amplifiers and other equipment, soon to be matched with someone who needs them. "What does all of this gear represent?" we asked Bill Hudson. "I think for kids and the town of Richwood, I think, hope simply," Hudson told WDBJ7. "A lot of … Continue reading Feel Good tour rolls on, bringing music and instruments to West Virginia community damaged by flooding

Mission Continues Mass Deployment from Detroit to Atlanta

Letter from our Mission Continues Detroit Service partners: Dear Gordon,  Last June, we held the first-ever Mission Continues Mass Deployment in Detroit. It was a week of community transformation and teamwork at its finest. Now we’re deploying to Atlanta and we want YOU to join us!Operation Westside Surge is coming this June 8th-15th, 2017 to … Continue reading Mission Continues Mass Deployment from Detroit to Atlanta

Veterans Green Village & Detroit Blight Busters Volunteer Events – 2017

2017 Volunteers:   Returning schools, faith based organizations, business and community volunteer organizations have scheduled dates from February - July. Have some new groups and returning volunteers signing up at a higher rates for spring and summer breaks than last year, which is a great sign that our network is growing. FEBRUARY 25 SATURDAY BGSU CHAPMAN 15 - … Continue reading Veterans Green Village & Detroit Blight Busters Volunteer Events – 2017

Internships on Projects

Internships are the means to apply all the ICS training in real world conditions while preparing for testing to pass the ICS 800 class. Types of Projects: Volunteer management, operational planing, logistics, communication, orientation, safety procedures, work schedules, basic tool instruction. Damage and safety assessments for indoor work on deconstruction debris removal plans, crews size,  safety … Continue reading Internships on Projects

Heavy Equipment Operations and Maintenance

The Heavy Equipment Operations and maintenance  course is given by Team Rubicon USA, and is the minimum requirement to operate heavy equipment on Veterans Green Village projects. We have had Team Rubicon heavy equipment training in Detroit during MOBEX Motor City training operations and intend to have more when we have enough instructors in Detroit. Hint, that could be … Continue reading Heavy Equipment Operations and Maintenance

OSHA 30 Certifications Classes

The OSHA 30 Hour course is required for paid employees doing construction and demolition work, it is NOT a requirement for most volunteer organizations but because of our work is to train veterans to manage volunteers in a disaster,it is just the starting point for ours training. Once you have completed the OSHA 30 course or have proof of taking with … Continue reading OSHA 30 Certifications Classes