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San Jose RACES New Members Orientation - SJ RACES MEMBERS ONLY

Date: 11/18/23 Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:00 PM Location: Dr. MLK Jr. Library, San Jose
Credential Credit (What's this?): No

New to the San Jose ARES/RACES/ACS team?   A seasoned veteran in need of a refresher on SJ RACES practices and procedures?  Then the N-M-O is for you!

Please join us at the SJ RACES "New Members Orientation" and learn:

  • What ARES, RACES, and ACS are, how they're related, and how they differ
  • Basic Emergency Communications radio skills
  • How the SJ RACES team will respond during an emergency
  • What you need to do to make yourself ready to respond to an activation
  • About the various assignments you may be asked to perform
  • About advanced training available to you

This class is a requirement for team members interested in earning their SJ RACES Responder status and the accompanying "Yellow Shirt" uniform!


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, Meeting Room 225

150 E San Fernando St, San Jose, CA 95112


Class materials will be posted to the "Files" area of the SJ RACES

Be sure to print a copy or have them available on your favorite e-device. 

Note:  This class is only open to San Jose RACES team members.

Not an SJ RACES member yet, but interested in joining?  Send a note to to get the scoop!

Instructor: Scott Bordelon, K6SLB & Anne Akbay, AK6BY

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