Why Volunteer

Ask any member of our company about why you should become a volunteer and they’ll tell you the same thing. There’s simply no place like this anywhere. From our company history dating back to 1775, to the company’s heavy involvement with the community, commitment to helping others and the camaraderie between our members, becoming part of Darby Fire Company #1 is like joining a second family.

Yet there are many other reasons to join as well:

  • Making a difference in your community is rewarding.
  • Gain new skills and experience that can prepare you for a possible career as a first responder
  • Make new and lasting friendships with your team members.
  • Volunteering at the station looks good on a college resume.
  • Becoming a volunteer firefighter is a great way to earn community service hours.
  • Earn college credits through training.
  • Get free training!
  • Firefighting is exciting and delivers a feeling of accomplishment

We provide the very best in firefighting techniques and equipment and are always looking to find new ways to become better at our job. To continue our mission, we need new members ready to answer the call. There are plenty of volunteer opportunities for community members like you to help. Stop by our station or fill out an inquiry form today to learn more.