We are looking for people just like you.
The Shelburne Fire Department – and the Town of Shelburne – relies upon volunteers to answer the call to serve.
Joining the department starts with an application.
After applying, you’ll undergo an interview, which is also an opportunity to ask questions.
At the first Department meeting after the interview, applicants are presented to members, and a one-month waiting period begins. During that time, you’re welcome to attend training and begin meeting members. At the next monthly meeting, your application will be voted on and, if approved, a six month probationary period begins (though timing varies). At the end of the probationary period, another vote is taken for a status change to full membership.
Send completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
The vast majority of Americans live in places that don’t have a single firefighter on the payroll. “The Call” is a portrait of the volunteer fire service that steps up to answer this critical need, told in the unique voice of an animator, Jonathan Weiss, who is also a volunteer firefighter in Pawlet, Vermont.