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Tuesday: 8:30am-7:00pm

Friday: 8:30am-12:30pm
Medical Reserve Corps
Our communities are building the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) and are looking for medical and non-medical residents who are interested in volunteering.
The Medical Reserve Corps are MRC units are community-based and function as a way to locally organize and utilize volunteers who want to donate their time and expertise to prepare for and respond to emergencies and promote healthy living throughout the year.~ MRC volunteers supplement existing emergency and public health resources.
The~MRC was founded after President Bush’s 2002 State of the Union Address, in which he asked all Americans to volunteer in support of their country.~It is a specialized component of Citizen Corps, a national network of volunteers dedicated to ensuring hometown security. Citizen Corps, along with AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and the Peace Corps are~part of the President's USA Freedom Corps, which promotes volunteerism and service nationwide.
If you are interested, please go to for more information and to register to be a volunteer go to:

Some of our MRC volunteer opportunities

Disaster Shelter operations 100’s of shelters staffed over the years during 2008 Ice storms, 2011 tornado response, H1N1 vaccination clinics, Snow-Ice and flooding shelter operations, 6 months in Westport for Animal sheltering in Westport.

Active shooter, Decon, code pink, Emergency dispensing site, Disaster Shelter Operations, Field Triage and Animal Sheltering.

Sheltering, Psychological First Aid, Emergency Dispensing, Until Help Arrives (stop the bleed), Infectious disease, weather related disasters and family, pet and business preparedness.

Community work:
Public Flu clinics, Preparedness outreach, New Mother’s program, Opiate prevention program, Hoarding disorder support, first aid stations for marathons, road races and community events.

You get to meet and train with other response volunteers and give back to your community!

Trainings Suggested:
  • Active Shooter Drill
  • (BART) Basic Animal Rescue Training
  • Blood~Borne Pathogens with Scene Safety
  • Business Preparedness and Evacuation Planning
  • Communications-Call Down Drills
  • CODE Pink Drill (Hospitals)
  • Cultural Competency~
  • DECON-Mass Decontamination Drill
  • Disaster Behavioral Health 1 & 2
  • Drive Through Emergency Dispensing Site Drills
  • Great American Shake Out Drill
  • Earthquake Preparedness
  • Emergency Dispensing Sites 1 & 2~ ~
  • Emergency Pet Sheltering for Massachusetts Volunteers Level 1 & 2
  • Emergency Preparedness &~Local Public Health
  • Emergency Preparedness for Massachusetts Volunteers Level 1 & 2
  • Emotional Resilience~for First Responders
  • Family and Personal Preparedness
  • Flu Clinics run as an Emergency Dispensing Site
  • Disaster Field Triage Part 1
  • Disaster Field Triage Part 2
  • Home and Sheltering in Place Preparedness
  • Incident Command~for Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers
  • FEMA Incident Command-100 Training
  • FEMA National Incident Management System-700
  • Hurricane Preparedness
  • Narcan Training
  • National Preparedness Month ~
  • Personal Disaster Preparedness: Being Prepared No Matter Where you are
  • Personal Protective Equipment~
  • PFA 101: Massachusetts Psychological First Aid
  • PFA 202: Developing Your Psychological First Aid skills (6 Hours)
  • Playing on a Team: Peer to Peer Support
  • Psychological First Aid (8 Hours)
  • Radiological Emergency Response Operations
  • Regional Emergency Planning Committee Customized Presentations Shelter Manager Course
  • Substance Abuse Awareness
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Taking Care of Stress, before it Takes Care of You!
  • Weather Preparedness

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