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Macomb County Health Department Medical Reserve Corps

  • 3 people are interested

If a public health emergency or disaster happened near where you live, would you volunteer to help? Join the Macomb County Health Department Medical Reserve Corps before a disaster happens! The mission of the Macomb County Health Department Medical Reserve Corps is to strengthen the community by recruiting and training non-medical and medical volunteers that can be ready and able to provide organized assistance to the Health Department and surrounding communities in the event of a county wide emergency, large scale disaster, terrorist event or disease outbreak.

Level of Commitment
 There is no minimum volunteer hour requirement.
 You will receive emails about meeting, training, and event opportunities.
 You choose the events you want to attend based on your availability.
 You agree to be contacted in the event of an emergency activation, but you are not obligated to deploy.

Volunteer Benefits
 Free training to prepare yourself and your family for emergencies
 Opportunities throughout the year to support the Health Department with Youth Preparedness presentations at local elementary schools, community outreach and education
 Involvement with community organizations such as the Homeless Coalition and Future Health Occupation Students (HOSA)
 Participation in emergency drills
 Assisting during county-wide emergencies

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Community Disaster Relief Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Meeting and Event Locations VaryUsually within a 20 mile radius of Mt. ClemensMount Clemens, MI 48043

(42.598866,-82.88021)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Healthcare
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One meeting, event, or activity per year

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