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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can register as a volunteer?

Anyone who works or lives in Schoharie County interested in making our community safer, stronger and better prepared to respond to emergencies of all kinds.

Do I need any special skills to volunteer?

No. Both individuals with medical training and non-medical volunteers are needed.

What will I do as a volunteer?

Volunteers can choose roles that match their skills, interests and availability. Roles might include:

  • Assistance with the distribution of medicines & supplies at Points of Dispensing Sites (PODS)

  • Administrative & support roles

  • Emergency shelter support

  • Community safety and preparedness initiatives

  • Assistance with Community Public Health activities

  • Many other important jobs

What are the time requirements?

There is no set time commitment to be a MRC volunteer. Volunteers serve at their level of interest, time and training.

What kind of training will I receive?

Volunteers receive an initial orientation which includes an overview of MRC roles, responsibilities and assignment, activation & 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.

I'm ready, how do I get involved?

Interested in registering as a Schoharie County Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer? Register here or call (518) 295-8365 for a registration form.

Schoharie County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)
C/O Schoharie Health Department
PO Box 667
276 Main Street
Schoharie, NY

Or Contact:
(518) 295-8365