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Volunteer With DHFD


DHFD Volunteer Mission:
Drexel Heights Fire District utilizes citizen advocates in non-operational roles so they can develop, implement, and sustain public
education programs to support the needs of the District residents.


  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Age 55 or older

Application Process:

  • To submit an Interest Card, please see our Employment page
  • An application is required
  • Pass a background and fingerprint check
  • Informal interview

Volunteer Resources:

  • Volunteer Liability Insurance Coverage
  • Uniforms
  •  Training
  •  Flexible Schedule
  • Public Education Vehicle (during work hours)

Services Volunteers Assist With:

  • Administrative functions
  • Public Education
  • Babysitting Programs
  • Bike Helmet Fittings
  • Bike Rodeos
  • Booster Seat Distributions
  • Drowning Prevention
  • Fire Prevention Month
  • Home Safety Checks
  • School Lessons on Fire & Life Safety
  • Senior Citizen Fire Academy