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Orientation and Forms

Thank you for being part of SERV-OR and taking the time to complete the following orientation, forms and core courses. 


Begin orientation course now

Step 1: Complete the short online orientation course.

Complete the course online in about 30 minutes to get an essential overview of the volunteer program, liability protection, required training, and more.

Get credit by completing the very short survey at the end of the course.

Refresh your memory by returning to take this orientation again any time you want.

Technical problems?  The most common solution is to download the lastest Adobe Flash Player. The course works best in Internet Explorer.  Or contact us at or toll-free during business hours at 877-343-5767.

Begin the orientation course now.


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Step 2: Return here to complete the required paperwork.

The required volunteer policies will be emailed to you.

Please sign and return the forms electronically following the instructions.



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Step 3: Review additional resources if needed.

What next? Start working on your core training.

All volunteers should complete the following three short courses within one year of joining.  They will help you understand the emergency response system and be ready to respond.  They are offered occasionally in-person around the state, or are available any time online.  Be sure to submit the certificate of completion (see below).

Image of a tool bag labelled additional resources.Personal Preparedness

Prepare yourself, your family and your professional life to deal with emergencies

Option 1: University at Albany Center for Public Health Preparedness

Option 2: Are You Ready? An In-Depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness


Screen shot of FEMA ICS 100 online course ICS 100: Introduction to the Incident Command System

Learn about the shared management system used by nearly all emergency response operations. 



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IS 700: National Incident Management System (NIMS)

Learn about the bigger system used nationwide that emergency responders are part of. 


Submit evidence of completion:

  • Upload the certificate, confirmation e-mail or other document directly to your volunteer profile.  Log in to, click on the My Profile tab, and then Training.
  • Or, if you are unable to upload it, send it by e-mail, fax, or mail to:
    Health Security, Preparedness and Response Program
    800 NE Oregon Street Suite 465B, Portland OR 97232
    Fax: 971-673-1309