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Are there any fees or costs to volunteer?
There are no fees to become an MRC volunteer. Costs for two uniform shirts per volunteer and First Aid training will be covered by the MRC. The Medical Reserve Corps will also cover the cost of Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits for required trainings and exercises that volunteers must attend. If a volunteer wishes to pursue CEU hours for any non-required training courses offered, the volunteer will be responsible for the cost of the CEUs.

Medical Reserve Corps

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1. Are Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteers covered under a liability protection policy?
2. Are tax credits possible for volunteering with the Medical Reserve Corps?
3. Are there any fees or costs to volunteer?
4. Can I get Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for training?
5. Do volunteers have to live in Shawnee County?
6. Do you have to have medical skills to volunteer for the Medical Reserve Corps?
7. How many hours will I be volunteering?
8. What does a MRC volunteer do during an emergency?
9. What does a MRC volunteer do during times of non-emergency?
10. What does it mean when a volunteer is considered on active status?
11. What is the difference between the Medical Reserve Corps and other emergency support organizations such as the American Red Cross or the Salvation Army?
12. What types of training do volunteers receive?
13. Will I be paid for my services with the MRC?
14. Will MRC volunteer activities interfere with my regular job?
15. Will there be any travel involved while volunteering?