Medical Reserve Corps

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administration office at 10777 Main Street in Fairfax is open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Clinic services are not offered at this location.
703-246-8641 TTY 711
10777 Main Street, Suite 115
Fairfax, VA 22030
Paula Rosca, MPA
Medical Reserve Corps Program Coordinator

Join the Fairfax Medical Reserve Corps

Three Medical Reserve Corps volunteers staff an MRC table at an eventJoining the MRC is easy, training is free, and the time commitment is small — it takes just 8 hours of training to make a difference in your community.

To volunteer, you must first fill out an application in the Virginia Volunteer Health System (VVHS).

See the requirements below to learn more about our program. For complete program information, please read the MRC Volunteer Member Handbook.

Basic Requirements

  • Minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Complete the VVHS application.
  • Complete orientation.
  • Participate in at least one activity per year.
  • Complete background check SP-167.
  • United States citizenship is not required; however, members must present a valid form of identification at the time of orientation.
  • Members must remain free of felony and serious misdemeanor convictions.
  • Members must agree to abide by and sign the Fairfax Volunteer Code of Ethics.

Role-Specific Requirements

Emergency Response Volunteers

  • Must complete FEMA ICS 100 and 700. 
  • Must speak and understand English, if specified in position description.
  • Must be able to work a 12-hour shift, if specified in position description.

Public Health Volunteers

Based on assignment, volunteers may be asked to:

  • Complete a full criminal background investigation with fingerprints at the Fairfax County Government Center.
  • Provide immunization record.
  • Sign confidentiality agreement.
  • Complete additional training as needed.
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