Fire Department Volunteers

The Volunteer Firefighters of the Olivehurst Fire Department are not only highly trained, motivated and committed to their duties as volunteers; they are the backbone of our community. Our Volunteers respond to calls for emergency medical services and fire suppression and protection along with the part time staff in the day time hours and man the station throughout the nights. In addition to their duties, you may find them participating in community events and public safety education.

SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY – BECOME A VOLUNTEER!

The Olivehurst Fire Department offers two types of volunteer programs: standard Volunteers (local individuals) and the Residency Program (our of area individuals). If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please review the requirements listed below and return a completed application and a printout of your DMV record to our office.

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License
  • Be insurable by District’s liability insurer
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Reside within a 15 minute response time of the station
  • Obtain a valid CPR card and American Red Cross First Aid Card within 90 days   
  • Obtain Emergency Medical Technician D within 2 years
  • Obtain a California Class B Driver’s License within 18 months of graduation from probation
  • Volunteer Firefighter Application with Addendum

Residency Requirements:

  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License
  • Be insurable by District’s liability insurer
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Work a minimum of four (4) shifts per month
  • Obtain a valid CPR card and American Red Cross First Aid Card within 90 days
  • Obtain Emergency Medical Technician D within 2 years
  • Obtain a California Class B Driver’s License within 18 months of graduation from probation
  • Volunteer Firefighter Application with Addendum (if interested click here)