The Metuchen Volunteer Fire Department is always looking for new members to enhance our ranks. The strength of our team comes from the diversity of the people that dedicate themselves to serving our community. Whatever your background or career, you can make a difference in the lives of others.
Check out a few of the many reasons below why you should volunteer today or jump right to our application.
Roles for everyone here Get a sense of pride and purpose Make a difference locally Connects you with others and the community Give time when you have it - no mandatory commitments More you give, the happier you feel
Continuous learning never ends Opportunities for personal growth Apply your skills in new areas Finding a cause Conquer your fears Build new connections to your community
Develop skills: teamwork, leadership, problem solving Strenghten virtues: courage, confidence, patience Free ongoing training Scholarship opportunities Try out different roles Transition to paid departments
Nationwide, 87% of fire departments are all or part volunteers In most fire departments, fires make up less than 10% of the calls. Actual working fires may even make up less than 5% Majority of our duties involves problem solving situations where other first responders require assistance. Volunteering helps conteract effects of stress, anger, anxiety, and increases self-confidence Many paid firefighters started as volunteers Discounts are available for members and their families (ex. gym, pool, online) Time donated by volunteer firefighters saves localities across the country an estimated $139.8 billion per year A full background check, a review of the applicant's driver abstract, and a medical examination are required in the application process
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