Types of Membership


FULL MEMBERSHIP

THIS IS A VOLUNTEER POSITION -- THERE IS NO COMPENSATION FOR THE POSITION!!!

  • Must be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Required to serve a six (6) month probationary period, unless they transfer from Associate or are a transfer member from another station. Associate or are a transfer member from another station.  Transfer members will serve a three (3) month probationary period with proper documentation from their last agency.
  • Recommended to obtain Fire Attack Essentials or better within two (2) years, or when made available.
  • Will have a voice on the floor at all Department meetings.
  • After completion of any and all required probationary period, will be eligible to vote on all Department business.
  • Will observe all rules, regulations, and procedures established by this Department; failure to do so shall result in disciplinary action as outlined in this document and Department policies.
  • Required to attend six (6) of the Business Meetings and/or Training Meetings, and give 100 hours of documented service time per year.
  • Required to submit to a criminal background check.

JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP

THIS IS A VOLUNTEER POSITION -- THERE IS NO COMPENSATION FOR THE POSITION!!!

  • Must be fourteen (14)  years of age.
  • Junior members 14-16 years of age must be supervised by a senior member while in the firehouse.
  • Junior members 14-16 cannot participate in any emergency responses and will not be allowed to fill seats in apparatus unless in a special function; i.e., parades, funerals, etc.
  • Junior members 16-18 years of age will be allowed to enter a structure once they have obtained Firefighter I certification through VDFP.
  • Must be in good standing within their school and maintain a C average.
  • Will have a voice on the floor at all Department meetings.
  • Will observe all rules, regulations, and procedures established by this Department; failure to do so shall result in disciplinary action.
  • Required to attend six (6) of the Business Meetings and/or Training Meetings.
  • Will have a vote in all Department business; with the exception of Election of Line Officers.
  • Parent or guardian shall have final say with regards to activity of the member in the department.
  • Years of service as a Junior Member will count towards Life Membership.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP
THIS IS A VOLUNTEER POSITION -- THERE IS NO COMPENSATION FOR THE POSITION!!!

Active Associate 
  • Must be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Required to serve a six (6) month probationary period, unless they are a transfer member from another station. Transfer members will serve a three (3) month probationary period with proper documentation from their last agency.
  • Will have a voice on the floor at all Department meetings.
  • After completion of any and all required probationary period, will be eligible to vote on all Department business; with the exception of Election of Line Officers.
  • Will observe all rules, regulations, and procedures established by this Department; failure to do so shall result in disciplinary action.
  • Required to attend six (6) of the Business Meetings and/or Training Meetings, and  give 100 hours of documented service time per year if they want the tax break.
  • Required to submit to a criminal background check.

Non-Active Associate
  • Must be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Required to serve a six (6) month probationary period, unless they are a transfer member from another station. Transfer members will serve a three (3) month probationary period with proper documentation from their last agency.
  • Will have a voice on the floor at all Department meetings.
  • After completion of any and all required probationary periods, will be eligible to vote on all Department business; with the exception of Election of Line Officers.
  • Will observe all rules, regulations, and procedures established by this Department; failure to do so shall result in disciplinary action.
  • Required to attend 25% of the Business Meetings and give 100 hours of documented time per year if they want the tax break.
  • Required to submit to a criminal background check.

To apply: Click on the link below and fill out the form provided.  Once your information is received, a Membership Application will be emailed to you within FIVE business days.

LINK: https://form.jotform.com/73362877384166