Local officials seeking Community Emergency Response Team volunteers are holding an information session about the positions Monday from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Arlington Senior Center, 27 Maple St. CERT volunteers are trained to assist professional emergency responders in the wake of disasters. The role’s tasks may include fire suppression, medical operations, light search and rescue, psychology, and team organization. The training for the program is spread out over nine weeks. Funding for the program is provided by the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency. Contact Laurie Marshall at 781-777-1744 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.