North Carolina Emergency Reserves
This all-volunteer uniformed corps is open to members 18 years of age and older, who have a desire to serve. No prior training is necessary and anyone living within the State of North Carolina (US citizen or Legal Permanent Resident) is welcome to join.
The concept of the NCER is to offer free emergency and disaster training courses to its membership, in order to have a force of capable and certified emergency responders for all eventualities.
NCER works alongside many other bonafide disaster agencies statewide. Volunteers have the opportunity through training to work in a variety of specialty duties, including mass care and feeding, search and rescue, traffic direction, disaster response, first aid, communications, and much more.
New units of the organization are being formed on an ongoing basis in all areas of North Carolina. NCER teams cooperate with the Emergency Management Division of individual county governments, as well as other authorized agencies.
Members will qualify for special disaster personnel identification cards and the right to wear the NCER uniform to identify them as trained professional-standard volunteers.
Our meetings generally take place on the second or third Saturday of each month, meeting locations vary from month to month. Our base camp is located in Ramseur, NC.