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.

       

 

 


**NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATION REQUESTS FOR A VOLUNTEER DEFENSIVE/WILDLAND FIREFIGHTER ACADEMY SCHEDULED TO BEGIN MARCH 24, 2020 AND END APRIL 9, 2020. PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM ON THIS PAGE BY FEBRUARY 17TH TO RECEIVE UPDATES. Please contact Deputy Chief Strickler at kstrickler@centralvalleyfire.com with any questions. **

  • Rural/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 Rural/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 FF/Paramedic certification, 20 hour orientation
  • Emergency Medical Technician- 160 hour initial training after fire academy is complete
  • Paramedic- Must have 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
Rural/Defensive Firefighter
Structural Firefighter (Firefighter I)