Lincoln Park, NJ 07035
We appreciate your interest in Volunteering with Lincoln Park First Aid Squad, Inc, DBA Lincoln Park EMS (LPEMS). As a volunteer with our agency, you will gain valuable experience working in public safety. We have two different types of membership- Medical and Administrative. Each offers a unique opportunity to learn various topics ranging from operating as a medical professional in emergencies to those who prefer to provide more of an administrative function, and you will learn vital skills in running a 501(c)3 Non-Profit, such as marketing, fundraising, and public outreach. We also unique offer an opportunity for men and women ages 16-19 years old called Cadet Membership. You may read the descriptions below for more information regarding these membership classes. Minimum Requirements for Membership: Be at least the Age of 16 Be a resident of The State of NJ Capable of passing a State and Federal Background Check ***You will directly be involved in patient care in the following membership categories*** Emergency Medical Technician Driver/First Responder Cadet _________________________________________________________________________________________ Are you interested in volunteering in an Administrative capacity? The following membership category does not involve any patient interactions. Associate Member To be considered for membership, the following must be met: _________________________________________________________________________________________ Membership Categories: _________________________________________________________________________________________ Associate Members: Description: As an Associate Member, You will be directly responsible for working with the executive board and committees to assist with all non-clinical related activities such as working on committees, Such as fundraising, Membership, Solicitations, Social Media, and Vehicle Committee. This membership category allows young adults interested in healthcare to explore emergency medicine firsthand as they ride along on emergencies with experienced healthcare providers. Cadet members respond to calls but will never be directly involved in treating patients. Instead, they will often augment the EMTs in emergencies by providing non-clinical support. Cadet Membership Requirements: 16 - 19 years of Age Be a resident of Lincoln Park Have permission from their Parent/Guardian Maintain a B average while in School Time Commitment: Associate members will be expected to attend monthly business meetings, work with committees to accomplish objectives, attend fundraising events and functions, and assist with administrative tasks as assigned by the Executive Board or committee chairpersons. The minimum time commitment is about 2-4 hours per month. _________________________________________________________________________________________ Cadet Members: Description: Cadet Members consist of anyone at least 16 years of Age. This membership category allows young adults interested in healthcare to explore emergency medicine firsthand as they ride along on emergencies with experienced healthcare providers. Cadet members respond to calls but will never be directly involved in treating patients. Instead, they will often augment the EMTs in emergencies by providing non-clinical support. Cadet Membership Requirements: 16 - 19 years of Age Be a resident of Lincoln Park Have permission from your Parent/Guardian Maintain a B average while in School Time Commitment: Cadet members will be assigned a weekly duty shift from 7:00 - 10:30 pm and be expected to standby with their crew at our headquarters. In addition to this, Cadets are also expected to ride at least 12 hours of weekend duty each month. Disclaimer: The expectations above are strictly followed, and Cadet Members must be dedicated to making the most of this experience. If we feel that you have become disinterested or are not meeting the expectations, we reserve the right to terminate your membership with LPEMS without cause. _________________________________________________________________________________________ Driver/First Responder: Description: This membership category consists of adults 19 years of age or older. Driver members will respond to emergencies while operating the rescue apparatus such as Ambulances or Support vehicles. Drivers will respond as part of the team for all emergency calls received while on duty and under the direction of an NJ Licensed EMT to provide primary care or assistance with ill/injured patients. Driver Members will learn the basic skills necessary to identify, treat, and provide ongoing care under the direct supervision of an NJ State Licensed EMT. We will certify you at a Professional Level in CPR & First Aid through American Heart Association. Driver/First Responder Membership Requirements: At least 19 years of Age Be a resident of The State of NJ Be able to lift at least 50lbs with assistance Pass a medical physical Clean Driving History with no significant offenses or suspensions. Time Commitment: Driver members will be expected to ride an average of 44 hours per month, including 24 weekend hours, which will be self-assigned.
Date Posted: Mar 27, 2023