Watch the Orientation Video Below

Please watch this required orientation video, and discuss any questions you have with your on-boarding mentor.

To view the video, click here.

Vashon MRC new volunteer registration and orientation

Abbreviated Steps to becoming a Vashon MRC member in the current COVID crisis:


1.  Request instructions and the volunteer application, available via email from Jan Milligan or Bonny Olney, or  This is NOT a fillable on-line form; you'll have to print it out and complete it the old-fashioned way.

2.  Create your "profile" in the Public Health database, WaSERV (details in what we'll email to you)

3.  Submit your application form to Public Health

A webinar orientation to Public Health Reserve Corps...see link below

AFTER THE COVID CRISIS, to complete your registration:
Submit a JPG headshot to and complete two on-line classes in FEMA's Incident Command System 100 and 700.
You'll receive a registration card when King County staff have more time for this follow-up.  In the meantime, your registration can be completed for you to have the protections under state law, RCW 118.04

Please email Jan or Bonny for the application form and links to WaSERV.  Thanks so much for your interest!



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