Medical Reserve Corps volunteers recognized for helping with H1N1 response.
In a natural disaster, major disease outbreak, act of bioterrorism, or other emergency, Medical Reserve Corps volunteers make a crucial difference in our ability to help people.
We need volunteers to work with us during emergencies in Clark County. As a volunteer, you will receive valuable training, participate in exercises, and be at the heart of the response. Your expertise and experience may also be valuable during non-emergencies or routine responses to public health concerns.
Who can volunteer?
Registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nursing assistants.
Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
Physicians and dentists.
Advanced registered nurse practitioners.
Anyone who wants to help, including students, business professionals, retirees and others.
We welcome people from all backgrounds with a variety of skills, including:
Computer or technical skills.
Marketing and communications skills.
Knowledge of foreign languages.
An energetic commitment to helping others.
What types of emergencies can I volunteer at?
Fires, floods, earthquakes, and other natural disasters
Biological and chemical terrorism
Disease outbreaks and investigations such as pandemic influenza
How do I sign up?
To become a volunteer, please complete the volunteer registration (PDF) form. We need the original forms returned either by mail to PO Box 9925, Vancouver, WA 98666-8825 or they can be dropped off at our office at 1601 E Fourth Plain Blvd. Bldg 17, 3rd floor.Â