Join the more than 2,000 VRP-covered volunteers across Washington State providing much-needed healthcare to underserved patients with the Volunteer and Retired Providers (VRP) Program.
→ All healthcare providers with a Washington State active or retired active license, or providers licensed in the U.S. who wish to volunteer at a VRP-approved site in Washington State, are eligible.
→ There is no minimum volunteer time commitment.
→ Eligible volunteers must be volunteering at a VRP-approved site.
→ Eligible volunteers must be licensed rather than registered or certified.
Please contact us if you need support with your application or have any questions at all. We're here to help!
Please click on the button below to apply online for VRP malpractice insurance.
If you are only using your professional license for unpaid work, the Department of Health will renew it at no cost to you.
Please email, fax or send your license renewal form to the Washington State Department of Health with you license renewal card within 90 days of your renewal date.
Out of state providers are also eligible to volunteer in Washington State! Even if you don’t hold a Washington State credential, if you’re licensed in another US jurisdiction, you can volunteer in Washington State up to 30 days per year, as long as you attest to meeting all legal requirements.
There are two steps to volunteering in Washington: