Saving lives.
one volunteer at a time.

We need volunteers--from all walks of life.

Volunteers make everything we do every day, possible. Many of our agencies are in critical need of help--your help!
  • Volunteers

    Did you know that over 75 percent of the 1900 EMS providers in the CSEMS region volunteer thier time to serve their community?

  • Training

    Did you know that most, if not all, EMS agencies will pay for 100% of your training if you become a member?

  • Agency Membership

    Did you know that on average, there are 32 EMS providers per agency in our region? Obviously, some career agencies have more providers and rural volunteer agencies less than this average.

  • Licensed EMS Agencies

    Did you know that there are 58 licensed EMS agencies in the region? These 58 agencies provide 24/7 EMS coverage for over 3,439 square miles covering 10 localities ensuring the provision of emergent care to over 278,000 people living in our region.


Here are just a few testimonials from EMS providers in the region about why they volunteer their time to serve their community.
Jack Kearney
Jack Kearney

Mount Solon Volunteer Fire Department
“To me, volunteering means being willing to dedicate a part of my life to change someone else’s for the better.” — Jack Kearney
Blake Rogers
Blake Rogers

Rescue Captain
Clover Hill Volunteer Fire Department
“As an EMS volunteer, I have the opportunity to make a significant difference in the lives of fellow community members.” — Blake Rogers
Nathan Ramsey
Nathan Ramsey

Battalion Commander
Augusta County Fire Rescue
“As an EMS volunteer, I have an opportunity to make a difference in a person’s life and in my community.” –Nathan Ramsey
Rob Ham
Rob Ham

Bridgewater Rescue Squad
“The best part about being an EMS volunteer is knowing that I have made a positive impact in at least one persons life.” — Rob Ham
Stanley Barbour
Stanley Barbour

Attendant in Charge/Senior Member
Harrisonburg, Rescue Squad
“I volunteer because I enjoy giving back to the community. It is a great feeling knowing that the work you do makes a difference.” — Stanley Barbour
Susan Smith
Susan Smith

CarilionClinic Life Guard
“I work in Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) because it gives me an opportunity to combine what I feel is the best of both worlds…critical care and emergency care.” — Susan Smith
Walking Bear Murray
Walking Bear Murray

Highland County Volunteer Rescue Squad
“To me, volunteering means helping people in the worst time of their lives and having a positive effect ..this gives me great personal satisfaction.” — Walking-Bear Murray


Interested in volunteering at your local EMS agency? Send us an inquiry today.

Personal Contact Information


Area of Interest & Agency Selection