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Worcester Together is a citywide partnership to support Covid-19 response, relief, and recovery efforts. Below you will find volunteer opportunities that directly support agencies providing key community services for people in need. We thank you for signing up to volunteer! 

For material donations and resource requests, please visit the Coalition for a Healthy Greater Worcester for more information: https://www.healthygreaterworcester.org/covid-19-community-support

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Worcester Together Volunteer Opportunities

COVID-19 Vaccine Taskforce

The WRMRC is looking for volunteers to join their COVID-19 Taskforce in preparation for the potential vaccine being available in the coming months. No medical experience is required. We are looking for volunteers who have excellent organizational skills, customer skills, and are detail orientated to fill support roles in the potential COVID-19 vaccine clinics. All volunteers would receive Just-in-Time training before working at vaccine site. The time commitment we are looking for is 4-6 hour shift, including set-up and take down. If you are interested, you must sign-up with MA Responds and complete a background check. The roles we would be looking to fill are listed below: • Registration • Greeters • Float staff • Form collection • Promoting social distancing & proper mask wearing • Disinfecting • Behavioral health staff • Medical staff (must be a licensed medical professional who can give vaccinations) The Worcester Regional Medical Reserve Corp (WRMRC) is part of a national network of volunteers who help make their communities stronger and healthier during disasters and every day. The WRMRC works to improve local emergency response capabilities, reduce potential public health risks and vulnerabilities, and build community preparedness and resilience. The unit prepares for and responds to natural disasters, such as wildfires, hurricanes, blizzards, and floods. Volunteers also regularly contribute to community preparedness- engaging in CPR/AED training and assisting with community vaccination clinics. The WRMRC volunteers include medical and non-medical professionals who wish to donate their time and expertise. The specific role that you will play, and the activities in which you will participate, will depend upon your background, interests, and skills, as well as the needs of the unit and the community.

Worcester, MA

Food Service Delivery

Friendly House's food service program delivers hundreds of meals weekly to children in need. We are looking for a volunteer or volunteers (scheduled 1 per day) to pack coolers and deliver coolers of food to specific sites everyday from 6:30am-1pm. If interested or for more information please contact Darlene Layton at dlayton@friendlyhousema.org.

Worcester, MA

On-Call Volunteer for Immediate Covid Response Needs

Be available on-call for day-of or next day volunteer requests, including but not limited to picking-up and delivering donations, packing meals, and other immediate needs that arise. Must have access to a car and active drivers license. A Volunteer Coordinator will contact you via phone to shedule an opportunity.

Ensure the Safety of our Blood Donors and Volunteers (in person)

Provide excellent customer service to enhance the blood donor experience, executing donor temperature screening on potential donors prior to their entry into the blood drive. This position serves as gatekeeper by providing additional screening the American Red Cross has implemented in the interest of the safety of the blood supply, recipients, other donors, staff, volunteers and general public health regarding COVID-2019 outbreaks. Available in Eastern Massachusetts only and Worcester & Springfield Donation Centers. To apply for this role, please click on this link or copy and paste this to your browser: APPLY FOR BLOOD DONOR SCREENER VOLUNTEER POSITION

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