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Now accepting applications for Resident Volunteers


Applications are available by calling South Lane County Fire and Rescue at (541) 942-4493. Applications are also available here. All applications must be returned at 233 E. Harrison Ave Cottage Grove, OR 97424.

DEADLINE: JUNE 3, 2016 5:00PM

Students receive a tuition/fee stipend for Fire/EMS Associate Degree

Minimum Requirements

* Must be eighteen (18) years of age upon appointment.

* Must possess a valid Oregon State Driver’s License and have an acceptable driving record. Must be physically and mentally capable of performing the functions of a firefighter.

Minimum Education and Training Requirements:

High school graduate.


NFPA Firefighter-1.

Hazmat Awareness/Operations training.

EMT certification or higher.

BLS CPR card.

Application Process

Applicants must submit:

1. An accurate and complete application for program participation.

2. Letter of interest

3. Copies of certificates showing completion of minimum education and training requirements.

4. Copies of training records, transcripts or certifications.

Qualified applicants will be ranked based on experience and education. Preference may be given to those applicants with:

1. Previous volunteer experience; and/or

2. Current enrollment in a local college majoring in one of the following disciplines:

a) Fire Science

b) EMT Basic, EMT Intermediate, or Paramedic


More information can be found by visiting http://southlanefire.org/join-us/resident-volunteers , or by visiting us at our Cottage Grove station located at 233 Harrison Ave. Cottage Grove, OR 97424 between 8 AM and 5 PM Monday-Friday.

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Contact Us

Administration and Headquarters
233 Harrison Ave
Cottage Grove, OR 97424
tel: (541) 942-4493
fax: (541) 942-3367

Business Hours: 8 am to 5 pm Mon-Fri

Emergency Dial 911