READYCALGARY has been designed as an all-hazards approach to emergency preparedness, response and recovery to limit the impacts of future emergencies and disasters. This program aims to educate and inform community leaders to share this information with others in their family, neighbourhood and communities to foster a network of resilience in Calgary. For more details, see: Calgary.ca/READYCALGARY andREADYCALGARY - Program Overview.
To register for a future READYCALGARY workshop session at CEMA and become a Community Facilitator, please adhere to the following registration process.
To confirm your attendance at an upcoming session:
- Register via 311.
Download, read and complete the following forms to complete your registration (to download all forms as a single file: READYCALGARY - Registration Forms).
- i. This system is open to accept your registration via calling 311 directly or online.
- ii.To register online:
- Under the heading 'Request a City Service - Service Type', select the option 'CEMA - READYCALGARY Registration' from the drop down menu. Then proceed with your registration by entering the required details and choosing a session date(s) that is convenient.
You are only required to attend one (1) complete workshop session. The choice of session dates and times has been created to present participants with convenient options.
Space is limited so please register as soon as convenient. Workshops will be focused on small groups, with a max of 8-10 per session.
Participation is currently limited to one (1) representative from each community to accommodate small group workshops. However, space permitting this may be subject to change.
Light refreshments will be provided at the sessions but please bring your own food requirements for the duration of the session.
Expectation: Upon completion of the workshop, you will be considered to be a READYCALGARY Community Facilitator and provided with all relevant materials to share this program with others.
- i. Due to the nature of this program, a valid Police Information Check (PIC) is a strongly desired requirement. Priority will be given to those with a valid PIC upon registration. Individuals who need to obtain a PIC can do so via this link: (can be submitted online under the agency heading 'CEMA - READYCALGARY')
- ii. A Community Representative Endorsement Letter which is to be counter signed by another person which endorses the Community Facilitator as a true agent of the stated community.
- iii. Terms of Agreement form. This must be presented to the CEMA instructor at the beginning of a workshop.
- Note: All forms must be presented to the CEMA instructor prior to commencing a session. If you do not have these forms prior to the date of your session, please advise CEMA as soon as convenient so we may reschedule your session and offer your spot to another individual.
- Community Facilitators are required to adhere to The City of Calgary's Respectful Workplace Policy.
- Note: Community Facilitators are not expected to leave a workshop as a professional in emergency management! The READYCALGARY workshop has been designed to introduce community leaders to information on individual, family, neighbourhood and community preparedness, response and recovery principles. The program is an all-hazards approach to emergency management. The focus is to empower citizens with this information, sharing it with others to create a more resilient Calgary for the future. CEMA will maintain an educational relationship with READYCALGARY Community Facilitators to develop these principles over the longer term.
READYCALGARY - Program Overview
READYCALGARY - Registration Forms
Police Information Check (PIC)
Community Representative Endorsement Letter
Terms of Agreement form
The City of Calgary’s Respectful Workplace Policy