Is there a FIRE in you?
- Have you ever wanted to give back to your community?
- Is there a fire in you?
- Are you at least 18 years of age, and a current resident of the Gates Fire District?
If you answered YES to all of these questions – apply to become a Volunteer Firefighter with the Gates Fire District!
Being a Gates Volunteer Firefighter comes with a multitude of benefits. On a personal level, it provides an opportunity to develop essential life skills, including problem-solving, teamwork, and leadership. Additionally, it exposes you to diverse and challenging situations that can build mental and physical resilience. Being a volunteer firefighter also creates a sense of purpose and fulfillment, knowing that you are making a significant contribution to the community’s safety and wellbeing.
Additionally, volunteers receive free training and education, which can lead to career advancement opportunities within the fire service industry. Some of those training opportunities include:
- Vehicle Extraction
- CPR & First Aid Certifications
- EMT Training
- Hazmat Certifications
- Water Rescue
- Firefighter I
- Search & Rescue
- Truck & Engine Company Classes
- And More!
How To Apply
If you’re interested in joining as a Volunteer Firefighter, please click below.
If you have questions, please contact Kalliopi Herouvis at (585) 426-2720, extension 118.
** PLEASE BE AWARE THAT YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AND A CURRENT RESIDENT OF THE GATES FIRE DISTRICT TO APPLY **