Vashon MRC new volunteer registration and orientation

Our New Volunteer Orientation is a great way to learn more about us and decide how best to volunteer. These orientations:

  • Provide an overview of Vashon Medical Reserve Corps' unique role on Vashon,
  • Explain our relationships with
    • The national Citizen Corps and Medical Reserve Corps,
    • King County's Public Health Reserve Corps (PHRC),
    • King County Office of Emergency Management,
    • Northwest Healthcare Response Network,
    • VashonBePrepared and our other partners, including Vashon Fire,
  • Explore current opportunities in our team,
  • Review our policies and expectations,
  • Answer any questions you may have,
  • Complete registration paperwork, and
  • Take a photo for the King County Registered Emergency Worker ID badge.

How to apply for Vashon MRC

Let us know of your interest in attending an orientation by submitting an online application. To do so, please register with the State of Washington database of medical volunteers:

  1. With a web browser, navigate to
  2. Select "Register for WAserv" on left side of page
  3. Click on "Add Organization"
  4. Click the + on Washington State Responders"
  5. Click the + on "Counties"
  6. Click "King County Organizations"
  7. Select Vashon MRC

Select an orientation

Also please RSVP at to let us know which of the orientation dates below to expect you at. Orientations are only offered once a year on Vashon, dates TBD.

It may be possible (please check with us first) to attend an orientation in Seattle at the Chinook Building, Room 123 (ground floor behind elevators), 401 5th Ave, Seattle 98104.

  • Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Thank you for your application: We look forward to meeting you!
To contact us, please email us at

Vashon MRC

Vashon Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a group of local medical and non-medical volunteers who provide surge support to the Operations Section of the Vashon EOC under Vashon Fire during a public health emergency or disaster.
The mission of Vashon MRC is to enhance Vashon Fire's ability to respond to public health emergencies or disasters to limit injury, illness, suffering and death.
When every minute counts, Vashon MRC will play a major role with:
  • Setting up, and running a medication center
  • Supporting the health and medical needs of people in emergency shelters
  • Dispensing medications or administering vaccinations
  • Providing information and support to the community
  • Conducting health screening