No. Both individuals with medical training and non-medical volunteers are needed.
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Anyone who works or lives in Rensselaer County interested in making our community safer, stronger and better prepared to respond to emergencies of all kinds.
Volunteers can chose roles that match their skills, interests and availability. Roles might include:
There is no set time commitment to be a Medical Reserve Corps volunteer. Volunteers serve at their level of interest, time and training.
Volunteers receive an initial orientation which includes an overview of Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) roles, responsibilities and assignment, activation and reporting procedures. Additional trainings are offered as classroom and online sessions. You will also receive "just in time" training if your services are ever needed.
Interested in registering as a Rensselaer County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteer? Call 518-270-2633 or visit the MRC page for a registration form.