Volunteer Opportunities

People volunteer for many reasons: to serve their community, be part of a team, gain experience and develop special skill sets are just a few. Central Valley Fire District currently is a combination department with both volunteer and career members.

       

 

 


** A VOLUNTEER DEFENSIVE/WILDLAND FIREFIGHTER ACADEMY IS TENTATIVELY PLANNED FOR THE SPRING OF 2022. PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM ON THIS PAGE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING.

Contact Training Officer Anthony Stratman at astratman@centralvalleyfire.com if you have any questions.**

  • Defensive Volunteer Firefighter - 40 hour initial training via a spring academy. Note: this academy is a prerequisite for the Fall Firefighter 1 Academy.
  • Firefighter - After completing the Defensive Firefighter program you may be accepted into the Firefighter 1 Academy for a combined total of at least 160 hours initial firefighter training via a fall fire academy.
  • Firefighter/Paramedic - Must have completed the Firefighter 1 training through CVFD and already have Paramedic certification; 20 hour paramedic orientation.
  • Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician- 160 hour initial training as an EMT after completing the fire academy.
  • EMS only - EMT or Paramedic- Must currently have EMT or Paramedic certification; 20 hour orientation.
  • Administrative Support- orientation training as needed

     

    If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the request for a volunteer application and you will be placed on a contact list for the next recruitment period, typically at the beginning of each calendar year.

*Successful applicants will be required to attend initial and ongoing training, meet physical requirements and pass a background check.


 

Request for Volunteer Application







EMS
Defensive Firefighter
Structural Firefighter (Firefighter I)