Brandywine Volunteer Fire DepartmentBrandywine Volunteer Fire Department
The Brandywine Volunteer Fire Department is actively looking for people in the community to become volunteer fire fighters and Emergency Medical Technicians and administrative staff . Minimum requirements: 16 years and older In good physical shape fo... Read more
The Brandywine Volunteer Fire Department is actively looking for people in the community to become volunteer fire fighters and Emergency Medical Technicians and administrative staff . Minimum requirements:
16 years and older
In good physical shape for those interested in being a volunteer fire fighter/EMT
Complete an application which includes a background investigation and physical evaluation.
Complete the basic training requirements and complete Firefighter I or Emergency Medical Technician-B in 18 months of becoming a member.
Attend departmental sponsored training sessions and meetings.
Participate in the departmental sponsored duty shift program.
Rewards and benefits: The personal rewards and satisfaction received from the volunteer fire and rescue service are beyond description. There is a sense of accomplishment after controlling a building fire, joy when a rescue is made, compassion for accident victims, and pride in teaching fire safety. In addition to a desire to help people, you also need dedication, assertiveness, and a willingness to face new challenges. Additional benefits to joining include:
State of Maryland sponsored tax credit of $3500 for being a volunteer
Free Fire and EMS training; through the University of Maryland's Fire and Rescue Institute
Length of Service Awards Program (Retirement)
Sense of community involvement
Opportunities for advancement, both operationally and administratively.
If you think you're up to the challenge and want to help your community contact one of the following members:
Brandywine Volunteer Fire Department wsa organized in 1955 and proudly serves the communities of Brandywine MD with fire and emergency services free of charge to the community.
The training for volunteer fire fighters and Emergency Medical Technicians has come a long way since the inception of Brandywine VFD but we continue that tradition that was started forty five years ago.
This is an chance to give back to the community for those who think they are up to the challange of providing fire and emergency services to an ever expanding community in Prince George's County.