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 The Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association

wants YOU to  GEAR UP

Would you like to make a difference in your town?  

Being a volunteer member is a 

great way to contribute!

                      

 

       
 
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Celebrate National Volunteer Week, April 7-13, 2019

Member Joyce Shry, April 05

National Volunteer Week is a time for organizations across the country to honor volunteers and recognize the irreplaceable impact of their time and energy all year round. It is an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges and to build stronger communities.

It is an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Child Abuse Prevention

Member Joyce Shry, April 04

April is National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month. Children and families thrive when they have access to safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (https://www.cdc.gov) child abuse and neglect are significant public health problems in the United States:

• In 2017, an estimated 1,720 children died from abuse and neglect.
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Member Joyce Shry, April 03

If you have a desire to serve, you can become a volunteer firefighter or EMT. You don’t need any prior experience in the emergency services; you will receive the training you need when you join the department. Your local department will have specific requirements such as minimum age, background checks and medical clearance.

What are the benefits of being a volunteer firefighter or EMT?

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Maryland EMS Care - April 24 - 28, 2019

Member Joyce Shry, March 27

Each year, the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) offers the Maryland EMS Care Conference. This year the conference is held at The Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel in Ocean City, Maryland. The program offers new and exciting nationally recognized speakers presenting today’s hot topics for emergency medical services providers.

The Conference will be held April 24 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo credit by MIEMSS

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Member Joyce Shry, January 17

We’re looking for volunteers like YOU to fill positions here within Frederick County volunteer departments. Firefighters, HAZMAT personnel, EMTS, office positions…if any of these interest you, apply today!

www.gearupfirerescue.com!... (Full Story & Photos)

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www.FirehouseSolutions.com
Frederick County, MD
5370 Public Safety Place
Frederick, MD 21704

Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator
Phone: 301-600-2281
Fax: 301-600-2592
E-mail: jshry@frederickcountymd.gov
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