Become a Member

June 18, 2013 in Become a member

become a member

The English Consul VFD welcomes all interested members to come and join the fire house to serve the community. All members are treated equally as we are a 100% volunteer station. All members have the equal rights and always treated with respect. To become a member all you need to have is an interest in Emergency Medical Services, Fire Fighting, or just help our Association. You need to be over 16 years of age (with parent consent for <18 yrs) to become an active member. If you are under 16 years of age (& above 6), you can join our Junior program (with parent consent). You can select one or a combination of the following membership options. 

Membership Options:

1. Fire

2. EMS

3. Association

To become a member:

1. Visit the station and grab an application form.

2. Pay the $40.00 fee for the New Membership Application. ( $5 dues fee, $35 drug test fee).

3. Do the drug test on any day you like at Quest Diagnostic (already paid for). Drug test results are often received after 3 business days after you perform the test.

Once you complete the above criteria. You can come to the station and socialize with all members to have them get to know you. Your membership will be voted on the following company meeting  after you drug test result has been received. Company meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday night of every month.  You will be voted on for a probation membership for six months. Then, you will be voted on again for a permanent membership.

Please keep in mind that you need to be in an active status, pay your dues, attend half of the company meetings, participate & help out with at least 4 annual events and earn the declared annual points to maintain your membership for the following year and the years after.