During the sign up with SMART all members agree to get a CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) check done. This is standard procedure for most volunteer organizations. Until recently SMART has not been able to fund the CORI checks. Now thanks to assistance from the statewide MA Responds program we are able to have the cost of the CORI checks covered. For directions on signing into the MA Responds website and getting a CORI form ready to print and mail to Boston please refer to the directions here. SMART admin will follow our members who have signed onto MA Responds and update the SMART database as CORI form clearance is documented for our members. Please help SMART by getting this task done ASAP.
While we know that at this point there is no evidence that animals play a role in the spread of this virus, we are aware that the pandemic is creating challenges for all of us as we try to ensure that animals needs are accounted for. There are many excellent resources available We recommend checking […]