Mount Vernon Citizens Corps

Official Seal for the Mount Vernon Citizens Corp

Mount Vernon Citizens Corps

The mission of Citizen Corps is to harness the power of every individual through education, training, and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and disasters of all kinds through:

  • Preparing the public for local risks with targeted outreach
  • Engaging voluntary organizations to help augment resources for public safety, preparedness and response capabilities
  • Integrating the whole community and integrates nontraditional resources to ensure disaster preparedness

 Learn more about the Citizens Corps today!


The official logo for the Mount Vernon CERT Team

Mount Vernon C.E.R.T.

The Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.  C.E.R.T. offers a consistent, nationwide approach to volunteer training and organization that professional responders can rely on during disaster situations, allowing them to focus on more complex tasks.

Learn more about the National C.E.R.T. Program today!

Official Seal for the Mount Vernon Medical Reserve Corp

Mount Vernon Medical Reserve Corps

The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a national network of more than 200,000 volunteers, organized locally to improve the health and safety of their communities. MRC volunteers step up to keep their family, friends, and neighbors safe and healthy.

Learn more about the Medical Reserve Corps today!


Mount Vernon Volunteer Tech/AuxComm

If you are interested in Mount Vernon's Citizens Corps, C.E.R.T. program, Medical Reserve Corps, or Volunteer Tech/AuxComm, Apply today!.