Volunteer Fire & Rescue

We work in partnership with the county’s career firefighters and emergency medical technicians and receive the same level of training and equipment.

Our county is very diverse with a growing multicultural population, and includes rural, suburban and urban areas. Our challenge is to serve these areas with the best volunteers our county has to offer. And that’s where you come in!

Volunteer Information Sessions

Find out more about volunteering by attending an information session. 

Upcoming Sessions

  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019
  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019

All sessions begin at 6 PM and runs about and hour.

Location

  • Eanes-Pitman Public Safety Training Center
    Fire Classroom 1
    6610 Public Safety Way
    Chesterfield, VA 23832

Please note that if the County is closed, or is designated as “Minimum Staffing,” we will NOT be having our information session. 

Volunteer for All the Right Reasons

  • Receive professional training in emergency response
  • Enhance leadership and job skills
  • Explore career possibilities
  • Connect with your community - get involved
  • Enjoy camaraderie with fellow volunteers who share your interests
  • Be part of lifesaving team
  • Give back to the community and make a difference
  • Be challenged
  1. Administrative Volunteers
  2. Operational Volunteers

Let us know if you want to volunteer. There are vital behind-the-scenes opportunities for knowledgeable volunteers. Administrative members typically serve at a fixed facility such as the fire administration building, public safety training center, fire logistics warehouse, and the fire station.

Opportunities

Administrative Support

Completion of tasks including but not limited to:

  • Clerical and information systems technology assistance
  • Customer service
  • Interdepartmental mail sorting and delivery

Fire & Life Safety Public Education

Delivery of fire and life safety education and injury prevention programs to schools, community groups, and targeted audiences.

Training Instructor

Delivery of educational and technical training programs to career and/or volunteer fire and EMS members.

Logistics Support

Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Equipment maintenance
  • Fire station deliveries
  • Inventory control
  • Stocking and filling requisitions for supplies and equipment
  • Transportation of members and equipment

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