Burke Volunteer Fire Department
Volunteering at Burke Volunteer Fire and save division is an opportunity to offer the community however it is additionally somewhere to challenge yourself as an Operational Member (EMT or Firefighter) or an Administrative user (committees, fundraising, community outreach. etc.).
We have been at this time recruiting for both Operational (EMT/Firefighters) and Administrative customers. Our Administrative users assist us with our fundraising projects (Bingo and Hall Rentals) and help with the everyday businesses of working the department. We have been particularly interested in people acquainted with grant writing just who might-be ready to assist united states write and publish proposals to State, town and Federal funding agencies.
Working users usually provide a minimum of 240 hours a year/20 hours monthly by attending membership group meetings, working one Bingo Shift four weeks and Hall Duty shifts as needed, and serving at community service events, besides their particular necessary instruction and riding time.
We hold information sessions monthly, and attendance at an information session may be the required first rung on the ladder inside application procedure. We invite you to join us at our next Information program scheduled the third Monday of every month at Burke Volunteer Fire and save division at 7:30pm. Follow this link for an email inviting that another Information Session. During the Information Session, become familiar with towards procedure of getting a volunteer member, some time instruction obligations, and choices for participation (Fire, EMS, administrative, etc.). The knowledge program lasts approximately one hour. If you should be new to the fire section, we're found at 9501 Old Burke Lake path, Burke, VA, 22015. Whenever arriving at the station, it is important to take the solution road involving the station and the post-office. There is certainly a big parking lot at the back of our building. You will then go into the place through double cup doorways that face the postoffice, next to the flagpole.
If, following the information session, you are nonetheless contemplating volunteering, 1st of a few private individual interviews to you is going to be planned. Take note that in order to get preliminary interview, you will have to have a duplicate of one's record from the DMV. Please in addition bring your driver’s license, personal safety card, and names for just two personal references with phone numbers towards interview.
Schedule for becoming a volunteer Operational associate:
- Go to Information program (provided the initial Monday for the Month)
- Perfect the facility Interview Process (scheduled within a month of Information Session)
- Application delivered to the expert guidelines workplace for background check (3-8 weeks)
- Burke Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department Board associated with the administrators Vote after the background check is complete (vote 3rd Monday everybody month)
- Attend GO TO (our in-house section training about to half-day Saturdays)
- Go to Level we Training on Fire Academy (approximately 30 days)
- Physical Assessment
- Complete on the web ISC programs
- EMT education courses (three-month)