Volunteers Wanted For

The Maynard Fire Department has proudly served the residents of the fire district in Marcy, NY, since 1953.

The fire department is 100% staffed by volunteers, women and men who make a significant contribution to Maynard while working other careers or enjoying retirement. Our volunteer members are dedicated, community-oriented people who receive the best fire rescue and emergency medical service training available and respond to over 500 calls for service a year.

A great sense of excitement and achievement comes from extinguishing a structure fire, freeing a trapped patient from their vehicle, reviving a patient using CPR, or delivering a baby, but often the highest level of care we have the honor of providing is simply holding someone’s hand during their difficult time. The fulfillment, camaraderie, and experience of the fire and rescue service are often beyond description.

How You Can Help

The Department benefits from the skills and abilities of our volunteers while increasing their exposure to fire rescue and emergency medical service operations and saving money for the hamlet of Maynard. Our members serve as ambassadors to and of the communities they represent and strengthen the Department’s community relationships.

Benefits to Our Volunteers

As a member of the Department, you get the satisfaction of helping others; you get state-of-the-art training in a safe environment. You become part of a new family, a family unlike any you’ve ever known. Other potential benefits of becoming a volunteer member include:

  • Free cutting-edge fire and rescue & EMS training
  • State tax incentives
  • Fitness facility
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Education Scholarship opportunities
  • Participation in department and community functions
  • Pension benefits
  • Workers’ compensation coverage
  • Medical, disability, and life insurance coverage
  • Member Events

Are You Ready to Make it Happen?

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Live-In...Live Here

Are you interested in gaining fire prevention, life safety, and emergency operations experience while saving on housing, getting paid, and building your community service experience?

If so, the Mayard Volunteer Fire Department Live-in Program could be for you. This program provides all full-time students the opportunity to get state-of-the-art training and certification while living at the fire station.

Be a part of a close, supporting, and intellectually stimulating Department and have an opportunity to explore and experience college life with other students who share your interests.

  • Free Housing/Rent
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Free Wifi
  • On-site Fitness facilities

 

Junior Firefighter Program

Our leadership provides mentorship to young adults who serve our communities by providing knowledge, skills, and practical experiences through education and training delivered by public safety professionals. These experiences build character, leadership development, and appreciation for community services and good citizenship. The program also serves as:

  • An introduction to various career paths in fire rescue and EMS
  • A community relations effort between fire departments, college students, and the community