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Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) are needed, Experience is NOT needed. FREE training!

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ORGANIZATION: MORNINGSIDE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT INC

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The Morningside Volunteer Fire Department (MVFD) is looking for Emergency Medical Technicians). We are a 100% volunteer fire department that operates 24/7. Experience needed as an EMT is preferred, but NOT required.

  • FREE training for you which includes access to multiple higher education facilities with fully accredited fire science and paramedic programs.
  • Free internet access via Wi-Fi
  • Full kitchen and laundry facilities
  • Access to the Metro including the bus and the Green line
  • Live-in Program includes amenities such as private rooms*

*As a Live-in member, you must meet the following requirement: Maryland (or other state) EMT-B. In addition to this requirement, you will serve on duty for a minimum of 38 hours during the week and 12 on the weekend. MVFD is a family who cares about each other just as we do for the community that we serve.

For more information on being a member, click on https://www.morningsidevfd27.com/recruitment/! You will be invited to a short open house session.

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About MORNINGSIDE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT INC

Location:

6200 Suitland Road, Suitland, MD 20746, US

Mission Statement

The Morningside Volunteer Fire Department will accomplish its vision by ensuring all members are competent and capable in needed areas of training, being regularly engaged with local community groups, and strive to reflect the local community, be professional, and provide equity to all.

Description

The Morningside Volunteer Fire department (MVFD) has proudly served the Town of Morningside and the citizens of Prince George’s County since 1944. Our diverse department consists of working professionals and tradesman, individuals who have retired from their careers, college students, and young adults, who proudly volunteer their time to provide 24/7 fire protection and emergency medical services. We house live-in members who serve as Firefighters and EMS. In addition, we have an administrative staff that supports the department’s mission and operations team. The town makes up .56 square miles of the Department’s primary response area. The total response area includes many portions of Prince George’s County such as Camp Springs, Suitland, Temple Hills, Fairmont Heights, District Heights, Capital Heights, Oxon Hill, Forestville, Clinton, Upper Marlboro, Fort Washington, and Seat Pleasant. Throughout any given year, our members can also respond to the Nation’s Capitol, Washington, DC, and points as far away as Alexandria, VA. MVFD is 100% volunteer and one of the busiest fire departments in the county. The population density can fluctuate to 90,000 people throughout the peak travel periods and during special events. Notably, the MVFD is a primary responder to Joint Base Andrews, a 17+ mile portion of the Interstate 95/495 "the beltway", 4 METRO stations, and several other critical infrastructure assets and federal government sites.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Emergency & Safety
Community, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

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WHERE

6200 Suitland RoadSuitland, MD 20746

(38.83403,-76.90015)
 

SKILLS

  • First Aid / CPR
  • EMT
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Time requirements is 24 – 32 hours per month Live-in program: 38 hrs. per week & 12 hrs. per weekend
  • * Must be able to PASS a Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department physical to be an operations member. *Members are required to have or obtain Maryland EMT

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