March 25, 2021 by Austin McDaniel What jobs or volunteer opportunities are available? UPDATED 4/2/21 Staff and volunteer positions may be available to help with the COVID-19 response in Alaska. See below for a list of opportunities to match your skills with the right opening. This list will be updated with new information as other opportunities become available, so please check back regularly! State of Alaska Employment: Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, emergency management specialists, project managers, informaticists, data analysts, administrative staff – all of these positions and more are essential to the ongoing COVID-19 response and recovery. Positions are posted as needed for both short-term and long-term non-permanent opportunities. Individuals are needed to perform functions such as case investigations, contact tracing, logistics, testing support, data entry, and other critical duties. Visit Workplace Alaska to check on the most recent job postings. Search for “public health” in Workplace Alaska job postings to find the most current opportunities. Each position lists a point of contact for questions regarding that specific job opportunity. Volunteers – Licensed Healthcare Professionals: Licensed healthcare professionals who would like to volunteer their time and skills in service to disaster response, including pandemics, are encouraged to register online at Alaska Respond. Please click on the Register Now button to begin the registration process. Registering as a volunteer does not require you to respond to all situations. Upon successful completion of the registration process, you will be eligible to be called upon for potential response efforts. You will be able to choose whether the requirements of deployment fit your availability. Alaska Respond staff members will work with you to ensure your preparation for any mission. Licensed healthcare professionals can also contact their local public health center to volunteer locally for a specific event or function.