NM MRC Serves MRC volunteers are an important asset for maintaining our communities’ health and for responding to health related emergencies. Volunteer support is needed for community activities such as mass immunization events and health screenings. Volunteers are also needed for emergency preparedness events such as exercises which help develop a community’s ability to prepare for, respond to and recovery from an emergency or disaster.
NM MRC Serves is looking for volunteers with varying skill levels and experience. We are currently recruiting:
Licensed Healthcare Providers
Volunteers needed include clinical social workers; dentists; EMTs/paramedics; laboratory technologists and technicians; marriage and family therapists; medical records and health information technicians; mental health counselors; nurses; nurses aides; pharmacists; physicians; physician assistants; psychologists; radiologic technologists and technicians; respiratory therapists; and veterinarians.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Emergency Systems for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals (ESAR-VHP) program has identified the following priority professions to be included in the registry of volunteer healthcare professionals’ databases.
If a decision is made to request your service, you will be contacted using the information you provided during the registration process. If you agree to deploy, your information will be forwarded to the appropriate emergency management officials. Remember, you have the right to refuse any deployment request.
Health Diagnosing & Treating Professions
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Health Technologists and Technicians
Cardiovascular Technologist and Technician
Lay & Non-Healthcare Volunteers
In addition to licensed healthcare volunteers, NM MRC Serves also needs people with various skills and experience. Volunteers could be called upon to help staff mass immunization centers, participate in emergency preparedness/response/recovery exercises, assist at community health fairs, support sheltering operations and provide many other services that are critical to a quick and effective response during emergencies and disasters.
If a decision is made to request your service, you will be contacted using the information you entered when you registered with in the NM MRC Serves database. If you agree to deploy, your information will be forwarded to the appropriate emergency management officials. Remember, you have the right to refuse any deployment request.
Volunteers from the following occupational groups are encouraged to register for the MRC program.
(ground, including bus driver, taxi, etc.)
(distribution, including truck driver, etc.)