Volunteer in an Emergency

We are grateful to everyone looking to volunteer! 

If you are interested in volunteering with the Washtenaw County Health Department, please complete a profile in the MI Volunteer Registry

  • Washtenaw County affiliated volunteers (follow the tips below) may be contacted to volunteer in an emergency. 
  • People looking to volunteer more regularly can join the MRC when the unit is open to new members. All county affiliated volunteers will be notified via the MI Volunteer Registry when the MRC opens.  

MI Volunteer Registry

This system provides license and background checks, as well as tracks essential information we may need in a response. The MI Volunteer Registry is managed by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. All volunteers must complete a profile in the MI Volunteer Registry.

Tips for completing a profile in the MI Volunteer Registry:

  • To register, press the red “Register Now” button on the right-hand side of the webpage.
  • Then click the “Add Organizations” link (it has the orange plus next to it).
  • Next click the plus sign to the left of “County Affiliation” to see the names of the counties.
  • Select the box next to Washtenaw County so a checkmark appears in the box.
  • Then press “Select” in the bottom right-hand corner.
  • Complete the remaining fields. Your profile must be 100% complete in order to be approved.
  • If you have questions regarding the Registry, there is a “Registry FAQ” tab on the left-hand side of the webpage.

Washtenaw County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC):  

The MRC is no longer accepting volunteer applications. This group is for medical and non-medical volunteers. MRC members can volunteer in a variety of ways. For more details see the Washtenaw County MRC Membership Requirements page.

Questions about Volunteering?

See answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about volunteering with the Washtenaw County Health Department during the pandemic.