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Volunteer Application:

You may fill out an MRC Application and send it to us at our office in Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department at 3629 South D St., Tacoma, WA 98418 or scan and email it to us at You may view our Volunteer Handbook here.

Volunteer Requirements:

To on-board as a volunteer, you must complete:

  • A volunteer application.
  • The orientation video (below).
  • The orientation quiz (inside application).
  • FEMA 100 course and test.
  • FEMA 700 course and test.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Tests:

To access the required FEMA tests, visit or click on the links below. To take the tests, you must first register in FEMA’s Student Identification System for a Student Identification number (SID) if you do not yet have one. Using your SID and login information, you may access the tests.

IS-100.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System

IS-700.B.: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System

Orientation Video: