Recruitment

 

The Level Green Volunteer Fire Department is looking for help to be Active Members, men and women 18 years of age or older, in good physical condition, who can spare a few hours to serve the community. The LGVFD responds to a variety of alarms such as, structure fires, brush fire, vehicle accidents and some medical emergencies just to name a few.  Training will be provided and can probably fit your schedule with a minimum of sacrifice. Meetings and drills are usually held on Tuesday evenings but help is needed around the clock. We recognize that due to family, work and other commitments that you will not be available for every alarm or fire department activity. We only ask that our members make a reasonable effort to assist whenever they can. Please take just a moment to look into this exciting and rewarding type of community service. You can get more information by stopping by the station on Tuesday nights after 7:00pm, e-mail us at lgvfd@comcast.net or call 412-372-9625 and we will return your call.
The LGVFD has opportunities for Junior Firefighters, young men and women from the ages of 15 to 18. Training and orientation is provided so they can respond to fires and other emergencies to assist but they WILL NOT be permitted to enter burning buildings. Participating as a Junior Firefighter can meet community service requirements. Westmoreland County Community College provides a tuition waiver for volunteer firefighters and there are programs to offer live-in space near various colleges around the country in return for volunteering as a firefighter at that station. Please call, e-mail or stop by for more information.
The Auxiliary of the Level Green Volunteer Fire Department is an organization affiliated with the LGVFD that assists by providing different levels of support. Not everyone has to respond to alarms to help firefighters protect the community. The Auxiliary provides valuable and needed assistance to make sure the truck rolls when the alarm sounds. The members assist the fire department by raising funds, planning and working at community events and other non-emergency activities. Meetings are held the first Thursday of the month at 7:00pm. We welcome your skills and talents to help us behind the scenes.

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