Register Online as a Volunteer

The PCMRC needs volunteers with a variety of skills, including

  • Medical Workers - Vaccination/Flu Clinic (Licensed Medical Personnel)
  • Non-Medical Workers - Vaccination/Flu Clinic (Registration, Line Guard, Receptionist, Call Center)
  • Office Clerical (General Office Duties at Polk County HealthDepartment)
  • Medical Screenings (Blood Pressure, Cholesterol)
  • Supply Support at Polk County Health Department (Supply Inventory, Supply Stocking)
  • Disaster Response (Communicate Disease Investigation, First Aid, Pandemic/Public Health Threats)
  • Health Education (Health Fairs, Back to School Clinics, One-on-One Patient Education, Call Center)
Polk County Medical Reserve Corps
  • Members must help the PCMRC maintain accurate and up-to-date contact information, including mailing addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses.
  • Members must be willing to respond to an emergency in the Polk County area on short notice, both during and after normal work hours or on weekends.
  • When deployed, unit members should have their own transportation to the staging site and may have to work under stressful conditions in austere environments.
  • Members must also be willing to work as part of a specialized team and regularly attend membership meetings as well as training and exercises.
  • Members must be willing to complete training in core competencies appropriate for their division.
  • Unit members are provided with a distinctive uniform and must conduct themselves in a manner that instills the trust and confidence of the public and the emergency services community.
What Members Can Expect from the Medical Reserve Corps
  • Duties commensurate with your background, skills and expertise
  • Training in emergency management and disaster medical operations provided at no cost to you
  • Esprit de corps and camaraderie as part of a critically important specialized team
  • Opportunities to serve the emergency public health needs of your community
Polk County Medical Reserve Corps
The mission of the Polk County Medical Reserve Corps is to recruit, train and utilize medical and non-medical volunteers to support local public health and emergency management agencies throughout the Polk County area during large-scale disasters, public health emergencies, and other times of community need.