BFHD Seeks Volunteers - UPDATED
Posted on 03/23/2020

5/17/20 - Edited to add contact tracing and case management  

4/27/20 - Edited to add interpreters

3/29/20 - Edited to add data analysts and community engagement.

Benton-Franklin Health District is calling for volunteers to assist in the COVID-19 outbreak. In order to comply with physical distancing recommendations, please complete the application online at 

To keep our community safe, we are encouraging people who fit in any of the high risk categories not to apply as we will need volunteers to be onsite. 

In order to apply, follow these steps:

  • Click on Register for WASERV
  • Click on Add Organization
  • Select Washington State Responders, and then Counties
  • Choose either Benton or Franklin County Organizations
  • Click on Benton/Franklin (VMU)
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Select
  • Complete the rest of your contact registration

We are seeking individuals in the following areas:

  • Clinical Support (physicians, nurses, medical students)
  • Public Health Support (Epidemiology, Social Work, Allied Health professionals with Bachelor of Science or Associate degree in a science related field)
  • Data Analyst 
  • Community Engagement/Education Specialist
  • Interpreters (Spanish, Burmese, Karen, and Arabic)
  • Contact Tracing and Case Management (minimum two-year degree and good interview and communication skills)

We may be asking for other types of volunteers at another time; currently we are limiting our request to these specific areas.

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