Volunteer

Volunteer1Interested In Becoming a Volunteer?
Becoming a volunteer firefighter or Emergency Medical Technician requires significant commitment, but comes with great reward.

The Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department is a combination department with a need for both dedicated operational volunteers (firefighters/EMT/Paramedic) as well as non-operational personnel for administrative, office management, and community education initiatives.



Volunteer2Minimum Position Requirements
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Successfully complete the application process to include:
    • A criminal history record check, including fingerprinting
    • Driving record check 
    • Online training courses
    • CPR certification
  • Complete a minimum of 24 hours of service each month including training and staffing of the station
  • Enroll in the first available certification class including: 
    • Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC),
    • Volunteer Fire Academy
    • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) 
  • Maintain the personal protective equipment (PPE) issued by SCFR
  • Complete the annual physical scheduled and paid for by SCFR

Questions regarding the Volunteer Application process can be directed to Fire and Rescue Headquarters at 540-658-7200 or by emailing us.

Volunteer Firefighter
Most Volunteer Firefighters seek valuable experience in their pursuit of a career in the fire service, and many join to fulfill a need to actively participate in their local communities. Regardless of your reasons, being a member in the fire service is one of the most honored and respected positions in the community! Access a full job description.

Volunteer Emergency Medical Technician
Most Volunteer EMT’s seek to serve their communities as emergency responders and require more flexibility to meet work/life balance needs. Some use this opportunity as a stepping stone to pursue a career in nursing, medicine or the fire service. Regardless of your reasons, being a volunteer is one of the most honored and respected positions in the community! Access a full EMT job description