Looking For A Volunteer Opportunity?
Are you an individual looking for an outstanding way to give back to the community? Well look no further! The Chili Volunteer Ambulance is currently accepting applications from folks interested in becoming part of the rewarding field of Emergency Medicine. If you are an individual who is at least 18 years of age and willing to spend a few hours a week, helping people during their time of need, then we want you.
Those applying need no current experience, the Chili Volunteer Ambulance will provide all the training you need for free!
If you meet all the qualifications listed below and are able to comply with the minimum membership requirements, we encourage you to click on the Application Questionaire link below to get started. Once received, your application questionnaire will be reviewed by our membership committee and you will be contacted for an interview.
Become part of a team that can make a difference in someones life, join the Chili Volunteer Ambulance Service today!
Membership Requirements and Expectations
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must pass a CVAS review board (interview) and a criminal background check
- Must not have a criminal record (excluding minor driving infractions)
- Must meet agency health requirements (physical) and pass a basic physical agility test
- Must have a valid NYS drivers license (DMV check will be completed)
- Must have at least a high school education or GED
- Must be able to read, write and communicate in the English language (Other languages a plus)
- Must be a good team player and able to work under stressful conditions
- Must be able to meet the established minimum hours and training commitments
- Must be enrolled in an EMT class within the 1st year of membership (EMT class is approx. 120 hours, both classroom and clinical)
- Members are expected to volunteer a minimum of 12 hours a month (144 hours annually) of scheduled time on the ambulance
- Minimum annual training requirements:
- Haz-mat Awareness
- Bloodbourne Pathogens
- Medication and Protocol Review
- CPR and AED Certification
- Vehicle and Response Safety
- Must maintain EMT-B, CPR and minimum training certifications to remain active member
- Must be able to pass periodic medical exams (physical)
- Shall follow all CVAS Standard Operating Guidelines and By-Laws, MLREMS Policy Statements and NYS DOH protocols
For more information please complete the Application Questionnaire.