Thank you for being part of SERV-OR and taking the time to complete the following orientation, forms and core courses.
Step 1: Watch the New Member Orientation video.
Watch this video designed to give new members an essential overview of the volunteer program, liability protection, required training, and more (26 minutes).
Refresh your memory by returning to take this orientation again any time you want.
Watch the video now.
Step 2: Complete the required paperwork.
The required State Managed Volunteer Pool membership perwork will be emailed to you.
If you have applied for membership in your local Medical Reserve Corps unit as well, they may have additional paperwork about which they will communicate with you directly.
Please sign and return the forms electronically following the instructions.
Step 3: Review additional resources if needed.
What next? Start working on your core training.
All State Managed Volunteer Pool members should complete the following courses
within six months of joining.These trainings will help you understand the emergency response system and be ready to respond.
Training course links will be emailed to you once your SERV-OR membership application has been approved. If you have applied for membership in your local Medical Reserve Corps unit as well, they may have additional documentation and training about which they will communicate with you directly.
- ICS 700
- Personal Preparedness
- Psychological First Aid
- Cultural Awareness
- Bloodborne Pathogens
ICS 100: Introduction to the Incident Command System
Learn about the shared management system used by nearly all emergency response operations.
IS 700: National Incident Management System (NIMS)
Learn about the bigger system used nationwide that emergency responders are part of.
Submit evidence of completion:
- Upload the certificate, confirmation e-mail or other document directly to your volunteer profile. Log in to
SERV-OR.org, click on the My Profile tab, and then Training.
- Or, if you are unable to upload it, send it by e-mail, fax, or mail to:
Health Security, Preparedness and Response Program
800 NE Oregon Street Suite 465B, Portland OR 97232