As a volunteer with Darby Fire Company #1, there are several ways you can help serve your community. The training and equipment are free and we will find a way for you to use your talents. You’ll learn to expect the unexpected, and then conquer it. That way when it comes to fighting fires, you can be the MOST AGGRESSIVE, just like us!
Ways you can Volunteer
As a volunteer with Darby Fire Company #1 there are several ways you can help serve your community. The training and equipment are free and we will find a way for you to use your talents. When it comes to fighting fires, we are the MOST AGGRESSIVE! And you can be too!
Firefighter- As a volunteer firefighter you’ll learn the skills to keep your neighborhood safe. Training includes learning how to advance a hose line, perform search-and-rescue operations, and position ladders strategically.
Fire Police- Assist at the scene of an emergency by helping to direct traffic, crowds and working with other first responders.
Training Members- Teens ages 15 to 17 can help at the station, assist firefighters at the scene of an emergency and begin the training to become a full member once they turn 18. Becoming a training member looks great on college applications.
Administrative Volunteer- For those looking for other ways to help besides fighting fires, there are plenty of opportunities available. Administrative volunteers work behind the scenes doing important business for the company to keep us up and running. Positions include:
- Office Personnel / Data Entry / Accounting / Finance
- Logistics / Fleet Management
- Fundraising / Marketing / Grant and Proposal Writing
- Recruiting & Retention / Public Relations / Public Education
- Information Technology
- Vehicle Maintenance
- Business Professionals