Volunteer Opportunities

Dear Potential Volunteer,

Sedgwick County would first like to thank you for your interest in volunteering in the Department of Public Services. Your willingness to volunteer is extremely appreciated and we look forward to creating an unforgettable experience for you. At Sedgwick County, we welcome volunteers and consider them to be part of our team. We plan to take full advantage of your offer to help by utilizing the unique skills that you are so kindly willing to share with us. In order for us to best match our volunteers with current available volunteer positions, there are a few things that we will need from you. Below you will find the following DPS volunteer documents and available open positions:

Please review these documents carefully and fill them out to the best of your ability. Please sign each document where indicated and return to Contract Administrator, COMCARE Administration Office, 271 W. Third St. N. Suite 600, Wichita, KS 67202, or via email at dhhshr@sedgwick.gov with the subject line “DPS volunteer application.” If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call Lori McConnaughy at 316-660-7667. Once all the required documents have been received, it will take approximately two weeks for you to hear something back from the accepting program within the Department of Public Services.

Current Open Positions

Volunteer Position Number Volunteer Position Title Location Description
COM – CCC - 101 NAMI Facilitator at the CCC COMCARE Community Crisis Center (635 N. Main Street, Wichita, KS 67203) The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) facilitator provides information, referrals and support to friends, family members and concerned others who's loved one is experiencing a crisis. NAMI Facilitators are trained and recommended by NAMI Wichita Chapter prior to volunteering at the Community Crisis Center (CCC). Two NAMI volunteer facilitators provide support at the CCC twice monthly on Thursdays evenings from 7-9pm on a rotating basis. IF INTERESTED IN THIS OPPORTUNITY PLEASE CONTACT NAMI DIRECTLY.

Sedgwick County Health Department MRC Volunteer Program

Who We Are

The mission of the Sedgwick County Medical Reserve Corps (SCMRC) is to serve citizens and communities throughout Sedgwick County by establishing local teams of volunteers to promote healthy living throughout the year and prepare for and respond to public health emergencies.

What We Do

The Sedgwick County MRC (SCMRC) is primarily designed to assist and supplement the existing emergency medical response and public health systems. However, SCMRC volunteers and resources may be utilized in non-emergency situations as well. SCMRC volunteers are encouraged to promote and participate in public health initiatives, community health outreach programs.

MRC Activities

Examples of activities that MRC volunteers participate in and support:

To learn more and sign up please visit our website at https://www.sedgwickcounty.org/health/medical-reserve-corps/.