As of 10/01/2012
· Blood Pressure Technicians: BPT Volunteers provide blood pressure screenings for residents at predetermined facilities, communities and local events.
· Car Seat Technician:
These volunteers attend a 32 hour training certification course. Volunteers then have the skills to help the public in selecting and installing the proper seat for their child(ren). Car Seat Technicians volunteer the second Thursday of each month from 7:45am to 11:00am.
· Community Assistance:
Community Assistance Volunteers respond and work in partnership with on scene fire department units to provide a wide range of services including assisting families displaced by residential fires, providing transportation, support, motorist assists, verify occupancy information and update information in Knox boxes, install smoke detectors and batteries, provide information and referrals to customers.
· Community Awareness/Education:
Assists with community events, promotion of programs, community education.
· Direct Program Support:
Volunteers in this area provide support to a variety of programs with GFD. They assist with event preparations, prepare packets for distribution and may also provide hands-on support at activities. Dates and hours are flexible.
Photographs special events, as well department events. Volunteers utilize their personal equipment.
· Training Facilitator:
Volunteers assist with current and supplemental training classes for volunteers as well as the community. Facilitators may train on topics such as: Continuous Chest Compression CPR, Emergency Preparedness, 72 Hour Kits and many others.
· Unique Opportunities:
Opportunities may include Walk for Water Safety, Eagle Scout Projects, High School Service Clubs or Girl Scout and Boy Scouts projects that assist the children with earning a merit badge.
Sign-up on-line: Fire Volunteer Interest Form
If you have questions regarding volunteer positions, please call (480) 503-6325