How Do I Become A Volunteer?
Volunteering is a valuable and rewarding way to serve your community. Becoming a volunteer requires intense training and dedication both physically and mentally. If your ready to make the commitment to the community and South Lane County Fire & Rescue then please call and request a volunteer application.
South Lane County Fire & Rescue also utilizes Resident Volunteers. Resident Volunteers are an integral part of our daily crews and work side by side with our career staff to provide for the needs of our community.
Our Resident Volunteer program is intended for motivated individuals who are looking to begin a career in the Fire and EMS service. Resident Volunteers are provided with lodging and are reimbursed for tuition for classes towards their Emergency Medicine or Fire Science degrees. Residents also earn a monthly stipend for the service they provide.
If becoming a Resident Volunteer intrests you, there are a few requirements.
You must have already obtained certification at the EMT level. Classes for EMT certification are offered by community colleges around our area. Visit http://www.lanecc.edu for more information on obtaining your EMT certification in the Eugene area.
Call 541-942-4493 during business hours (8 AM-5 PM Monday-Friday) to request information about becoming a volunteer firefighter with South Lane County Fire & Rescue.