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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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No Caption National EMS Week – May 15 – 21, 2022

Member Joyce Shry, May 04

EMS week is an annual event which takes place during the week of May 15 – 21 to recognize and celebrate the work of emergency medical services.

What is EMS?

EMS stands for Emergency Medical Services. These are also known as ambulance and paramedic services. Their role is to handle urgent medical-related situations such as accidents and serious illnesses such as heart attacks.

EMS is staffed by ... (Full Story & Photos)

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MD EMT Working to Recruit Volunteers

Member Joyce Shry, May 04

For Joyce W. Shry, volunteer recruiter for the Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services, the call to service came 19 years ago at a carnival held by the Carroll Manor Fire Co.

“They were doing this fundraiser, giving people rides on an antique fire engine,” she recalled with a chuckle. “I got on that puppy and that was all she wrote; they were charging something like a $1 a ride and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Who can be a volunteer firefighter or EMT?

Member Joyce Shry, March 21

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?

Volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Frederick County Division of Volunteer Fire & Rescue Services High School Work Based Learning Internship

Member Joyce Shry, March 14

The Frederick County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Work Based Learning Program is now open for enrollment!

The Work-Based Learning program will assist building a highly trained career oriented young work force and address workforce needs. The program promotes occupational skills, provides experiences and credentials needed to enter or succeed in careers. By participating in work-based learning programs, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Work Based Learning Interns from left to right front row:
Ruby Granados, Brooke Hornig, Cheyann Wallick and Tiffany Huber.  Back row: Riley Becker, Roanan Furlong, Nathan Chance, Bryan Duvall and Carlos Cruz.
Work Based Learning Interns from left to right front row: Ruby Granados, Brooke Hornig, Cheyann Wallick and Tiffany Huber. Back row: Riley Becker, Roanan Furlong, Nathan Chance, Bryan Duvall and Carlos Cruz.

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Website Designed and Hosted By: Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services Joyce Shry
Firehouse Solutions
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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