Ways to Volunteer
We’re currently looking to expand our District #1 volunteer base, inviting ambitious individuals committed to making a difference in their community. Not only are you serving your community when you volunteer at District #1, the community is serving you back. Our benefits include:
A clothing allowance
Gym membership reimbursement
Not to mention, you’ll receive rigorous training to prepare you for any emergency situation, free of charge.
Join our team in one of the fulfilling roles we have available:
FirefighterJump into action year-round, responding to any call, woods to water. As a district, we face challenging rescues including fire suppression, auto extractions, water rescues, dive calls and other water related incidents. This role requires completion of 2 levels at our world-class Fire Academy, as well as a valid driver’s license.
(Ages 18 and up)
Junior FirefighterServe your community alongside firefighters at local events and gain experience and the skills necessary to take on the responsibilities of a trained firefighter under supervision.
Fire PoliceAssist with traffic control at the scene of fires and motor vehicle crashes. Fire Police keep the emergency responses running smoothly.
AdministrativeAid the department in recruitment efforts, event planning and incident reporting. You are the glue that holds the district fire companies together.
With a minimum of 10 years of firefighting experience and the completion of Incident Safety Officer Training and Incident Management Level II Certification, Safety Officers can expect to oversee:
- Risk Management Planning
- Station, Equipment and Facility Inspections
- Accident Analysis
- Safety Training
- Department Guidelines
- NFPA and OSHA Compliance
Seasonal VolunteerNot a full-time resident of Toms River? We’ve always got room for seasonal volunteers to aid the increased call volume in the summer months.
“I volunteer for the people. The community, the firefighters before me, and the firefighters after me.”