Volunteering with the Health Department

The Health Department has several volunteer opportunities available for those who wish to give their time in the service of others.

If you have interest in an intership/practicum, complete the form below.

Volunteer Opportunities


Medical & Non-Medical Opportunities in the Medical Reserve Corps


The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Program was officially launched as a national, community-based movement in July 2002. It was formed in response to President Bush's State of the Union Address, in which he asked all Americans to volunteer in support of their county and community.

As an integral component of the United States Citizen Corps the Howard County MRC is used to augment existing public health and medical staffing for flu clinics and other activities within the Health Department as well as, emergency or disaster-regardless of cause.

For more information or questions, contact Stephanie Benavides by phone at 410-313-6361 or via email or Randell Young by phone at 410-313-7237 or via email.




Requests for internships or practicums at the Howard County Health Department are currently on hold.  Please check back in January 2023. 


Underage Tobacco Enforcement Investigators


Underage Tobacco Enforcement Investigators (UTEIs) assist Howard County Enforcement Officers with tobacco sales enforcement compliance checks in relation to Maryland Retail Tobacco Control Laws and Local tobacco laws in Howard County.

For more information about the UTEI program, click here.

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