Volunteer Recruitment

To be considered for selection as a Volunteer Member of the Department you must:
  • If you are accepted, you must successfully complete all of the courses provided and/or required for graduation from the Volunteer Basic Training School
  • Must agree to sign a No Tobacco Use agreement, which prevents an individual from using any tobacco products at any time, on or off the job, while affiliated as a member of the York County Department of Fire and Life Safety
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legally eligible to be employed in the US
  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must complete an application for volunteer membership
  • Must consent to a Virginia State Police Criminal Background Check
  • Must have an acceptable Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) driving record
  • Must successfully complete a physical agility test
  • Understand certain criminal offenses/convictions may disqualify you from the process
If you meet these criteria and are interested in serving your community, complete and return a Volunteer Membership Application (PDF).