Volunteering, Colorado Volunteer Mobilizer and Medical Reserve Corps

Colorado Volunteer Mobilizer
We pre-register, manage and mobilize volunteers to respond to disasters.
  • Have information applicable licenses and contacts available.
  • If you're a member of a participating group, indicate that during registration.
  • If you think you may have registered previously, contact koral.obrien@state.co.us to check whether your information in in the system.
Anyone can register
We recruit general volunteers, and licensed medical and health care volunteers. Areas for general volunteers include language interpretation, administration, transportation, training, child care, security, information technology, data entry and construction.
After registration
  • We'll complete a background check and license verification if applicable.
  • You must complete FEMA courses ICS 100 and IC 700. Submit the certificates to koral.obrien@state.co.us or by fax to 303-691-7811
  • A local program administrator may contact you about expectations for participation. If activation becomes necessary, we'll contact you. Volunteers may accept or refuse a request for help.
Medical Reserve Corps
A network of 26 volunteer units that contribute to local health initiatives and help respond to emergencies. Medical and non-medical volunteers are verified, trained and activated through the Colorado Volunteer Mobilizer.
Volunteer activities
  • Support local public health and advance the priorities of the U.S. surgeon general: disease prevention, health literacy, health disparities and public health preparedness.
  • Assist local hospitals and health departments with surge personnel needs.
  • Participate in mass prophylaxis and vaccination exercises, and community disaster drills.
  • Serve as vaccinators, medical screeners, mental health consultants, health educators, translators, and support and technical staff
  • Train with local emergency response partners
  • Provide first aid services at fundraising and other events.