If you have found yourself furloughed, here is a list of volunteer opportunities across the country.
AANP – The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) has an interactive map that tracks requests for COVID-19 volunteers by state.
VolunteerMatch.Org – This is a great site that helps match those wanting to volunteer with volunteer opportunities. They have a section specifically for COVID-19 volunteer needs.
American Red Cross – The American Red Cross is mobilized across the country to help with the COVID-19 crisis. They have an abundance of volunteer needs and opportunities right now.
Medical Reserve Corps – The Medical Reserve Corps is actively taking volunteer nurses, physicians, pharmacists, therapists and more to help where help is needed across the nation.
Public Health Emergency Coordinators – If you’re looking to volunteer locally within your state, the Public Health Emergency (PHE) government site can help connect you to your local state coordination efforts.
Help Now NYC – The state of New York has set up a site to volunteer where help is desperately needed right now.
Samaritan’s Purse – This large faith-based volunteer organization is gathering medical professionals to help with the COVID-19 response.
Project Hope – This is a well-established international healthcare organization that needs medical volunteers ASAP.
RNRN – The RN Response Network (RNRN) is always accepting applications for nurse volunteers to help in disaster-stricken areas. By completing their Volunteer with RNRN form you can sign up to be contacted for open volunteer opportunities.
ENA – The Emergency Nurses Association is always looking for nurse volunteers to help. You can sign up with them for open volunteer opportunities and needs that they have.