VOLUNTEER

Thank you for your interest in Dansville Ambulance. The application listed here will start you on your way to helping us help the community.

Applicants for active membership must be at least 18 years old to medic (NYS EMT), and to drive our vehicles. We also have an EMS Explorers for those younger than 18 who wish to become involved.

As a new member of Dansville Ambulance, after your initial orientation, you  to train as either a driver or medic.

The amount of time our members commit to volunteering with us varies from person to person. All active members must currently volunteer at least 12 hours per month. Many members volunteer as much as 80-100 hours each month. It is important to point out that in order to become a “cleared” (functioning on your own) medic, you must be willing and able to dedicate a good deal of time to us during the training process. EMS is a very complex and complicated job, one that requires a lot of education, practice and time. We hope that you’ll be able to commit as much time as possible to us as you start the training process.

If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer with us, please read more about the processyour role, and applying for volunteer membership.

DETAILS

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A REWARDING EXPERIENCE

Volunteering your time with an EMS agency can be an extremely rewarding experience. Our members enjoy the spontaneity and variety that comes with the nature of our business. You will be given an opportunity to take care of patients in their time of need. When someone calls 911 and requests an ambulance, you will be the face of concern, care and skill – providing an invaluable service to the community.

BENEFITS

Our volunteers appreciate the many tangible benefits offered by our agency including:

  • Ongoing training
  • Rewards program – earn points for each hour volunteered & other things
  • Annual banquet
  • Snacks – our kitchen is stocked with a variety of basic food items & snacks