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Welcome to the Alabama ReadyOp Volunteer Response System. This is a partnership between The Governor’s Office of Volunteer Services and the Alabama Department of Public Health that integrates local, regional, and statewide volunteer resources to assist our public health and healthcare systems in planning and communication. This is the State of Alabama’s online system for managing public health and medical disaster volunteer responders. This system supports personnel who may be utilized during disasters, all-hazard response efforts, and public health activities.


Ready to Volunteer?

Are you a qualified medical professional? Do you want to volunteer but do not have medical training? Go to Alabama ReadyOp to pre-register and prepare to help ensure people affected by a disaster will receive the public health and medical care they need.

Who Can Volunteer?

Anyone can volunteer. Volunteers who do not have any medical training are welcomed and encouraged to register. There is a need for volunteers of all skill types and expertise. GOVS and ADPH values all volunteers, even if you have no specific qualifications other than a willingness to help.

How to Register?

This site allows you to register as willing to provide services during a disaster or emergency. The response system will collect basic information about you and your professional skills. Please click on the Register Now button below to register.

For More Information

Please see our Volunteer Information Document. CLICK HERE

During an event, announcements and other communications will be posted here and in appropriate locations on this website. We will send out requests for volunteers through this and other websites, e-mails, texts, and phone calls using the contact information that is entered into the Alabama ReadyOp response system. This system may contact you with routine information, or in the event of an emergency. In the event you are contacted, you will receive necessary information relative to the event, including where you should report.

It is imperative that you keep your contact information current. To update your profile, please contact the Governor’s Office of Volunteer Services at 334-242-1549 or send an email to In the subject line, please enter “Update Profile Request”.


Contact Us: or call (334)242-1549

Volunteer Types

Administrative Assistant

Bus Driver, Transit, and Intercity



Clergy, All Other


Counselor, Mental Health

Education Administrator


Emergency Management Specialist



Engineer, All Other

Food Services, Manager

Forensic Science Technician

Funeral Director

GIS Specialist/Geographer

Health Educator



Law Enforcement, First-Line Supervisor


Marriage & Family Therapist

Medical Assistant

Minister, Ordained

Nurse, Advanced Registered Practitioner (ARNP)

Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Nurse, Registered (RN)

Nurse, Licensed Practical (LPN)

Nurse - Nursing Aide, Orderly, or Attendant

Occupational Health and Safety Specialist

Orthotist or Prosthetist

Physical Therapist

Other (medical)


Paralegal or Legal Assistant



Physician Assistant

Public Health Administration

Respiratory Therapist

Social Worker

Social Worker, Child, Family and School

Social Worker, Clinical

Social Worker, Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Social Worker, Public Health


Telecommunications Equipment Instructor

Veterinary Technologist/Technician

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