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Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, Inc.


Become a Volunteer EMT with VB Rescue!

Virginia Beach EMS and our volunteer rescue squads provide critical emergency medical care and transportation services to the citizens and visitors of Virginia Beach. We answer more than 40,000 emergency calls each year ranging from simple injuries to complex cardiac emergencies. The community and our patients rely on us to provide timely, professional and skilled patient care. There are high expectations of performance for all members.

As a rescue squad volunteer, you will be provided with all the training you need to function as an ambulance attendant-in-charge. This includes classroom and practical training followed by a field internship. Continuing education is also provided, as well as, numerous options to advance your knowledge, skills and abilities. The department and your rescue squad will provide you with the latest equipment and supplies necessary to provide great care to your patients.

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About Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, Inc.


PO Box 9204, Virginia Beach, VA 23450, US

Mission Statement

The Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to supporting the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc. and advocating for an independent and vital volunteer Virginia Beach rescue system which provides free pre-hospital emergency care to the citizens and visitors of Virginia Beach.


The Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach
* Are comprised of nearly 1,000 active volunteers, who serve a population of more than 460,000 residents, plus 15 million tourists annually.
* Citywide, the Squads respond to over 45,000 calls per year.
* The volunteers’ time and resources on behalf of public health and safety are valued at more than $23 million per year.
* Our squads do not charge their patients for services.

Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Virginia Beach, VA 23450




  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Members typically staff an ambulance 48 hours each month. As an EMT, you will prepare the ambulance, treat patients, write medical reports, clean up the ambulance and repeat as often as needed during the shift—day or night, rain or shine.

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