If you are at least 16 years old, download a membership application directly from our website under the Prospective Member Form. Be sure to indicate on the application whether you are interested in fire suppression and rescue, or Emergency Medical Services (EMS), or both, or some other area such as Auxiliary, Fire Police, Train Garden, etc.
If you are interested in joining the Auxiliary, also send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your contact information. A member of the Auxiliary will contact you.
High school students interested in the Harford County Public Schools/HCVFEMSA Cadet Program, please click on the Cadet Program Info link for more information.
Mail your completed application to:
Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Company
P.O. Box 7
Jarrettsville, MD 21084
Drop-off your application at the main fire station at 3825 Federal Hill Road (Route 165).
Your application will be reviewed by the Membership Investigation Committee who will contact you to schedule an interview. In addition to the application and interview, the Committee will submit a request for a background check. Once the interview and background check are complete, the Committee will present your application to the appropriate Division with their recommendation for membership. The members of the Division(s) vote whether to approve your membership for a six-month probationary period.
Probationary Members are expected to:
- Complete all in-house training;
- Attend regular meetings, drills, and clean-ups;
- Register for the appropriate training; and
- Familiarize themselves with the JVFC Constitution, and the By Laws and Standard Operating Guidelines for their respective Division(s).
At the end of six months, the Committee will review your call statistics, training activities, and attendance. Based on the results of the review, the committee will present their recommendation to upgrade your membership to Active status.
Active members are expected to:
- Complete all required training;
- Respond to the number of calls required by the Division(s); and
- Meet divisional meeting, drill, and clean-up requirements.
Benefits of volunteering at JVFC:
- Satisfaction of helping your neighbors in times of need
- Receiving the highest quality of training available at no cost
- Joining a new “family”
- MD State tax credit after 3 years of service
- Volunteer fire service Length of Service Award Program (LOSAP) after 25 years of service
- Workers' compensation insurance if you are injured in the line of duty
For more information:
Go to our EMS and Fire Division pages or contact email@example.com