How much time is required to server as a volunteer?

Operational volunteers should expect to spend a significant amount of time in training to obtain the certifications required to be part of an emergency response team – usually two nights per week and two Saturdays a month for a period of 5 to 6 months for either fire training or EMT training. Once certifications are obtained, most volunteers spend between 24 to 48 hours per month of duty time at the station.


Non-Operational volunteers (those members who help behind the scenes at a fixed facility) should expect to spend a few hours per week (depending on what you are doing for the agency) to help support the activities of our emergency responders.

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1. Who do I contact for EMS billing?
2. Who do I contact for Insurance Service Office (ISO)?
3. Where can I find Fire Fighter Recruitment Information?
4. How do I obtain a copy of an inspection sticker, review a comment and get an inspection remark?
5. What is the minimum age for volunteering with fire and rescue?
6. How much time is required to server as a volunteer?
7. I have a full-time job. How can I volunteer and still work to support my family?
8. How much does the training cost?
9. How do I get a burn permit?
10. Can I burn leaves in my neighborhood and if so when?
11. Are fire pits legal?
12. How do I get help with my smoke alarm?
13. How do I get a copy of a fire incident report?
14. How do I dispose of a fire extinguisher?
15. Where can I find commercial plan review comments and/or inspection remarks for my permit?
16. Where can I find checklist for commercial fire auxiliary permits?