When DART goes into the field, we want to make sure that we can meet the need of the people in the best way possible. That is why people who want to apply are expected to meet the following qualifications:
Strong character traits, including:
During a mission, each team member is tasked with different responsibilities within the team. We are looking for people who can fill the following roles within DART (for detailed information, click on role):
During the DART training, it is our goal to provide real-life situations and enable real-life responses. This is why we do not want to give away too much of the schedule. Come prepared for an intensive week of theoretical instruction and practical application. And be ready to participate fully and enthusiastically. DART training is intensive, challenging, and rewarding.
During the course of the training you will learn about:
Financial contributions are needed to train, send, and sustain DART members, as well as maintain the extensive inventory of DART equipment. Finances are also used to transport materials to the disaster-affected area.
Donations can be made through your local GAiN office and made out to DART. All donations are tax-deductible.