Where to Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering!  Please enter your zip code or address in the search box below to receive an immediate fire agency recommendation.  You can filter the results by agencies without residency requirements, agencies that accept non-traditional volunteers, agencies with EMS programs, or agencies with youth programs to customize the results to your personal needs.

If you are interested in volunteering on the wildfires that are happening currently in our state, please visit DNR at http://www.dnr.wa.gov/wildfirevolunteer and click on the link for the volunteer form.

If you reside in King County and are having a difficult time locating an agency to volunteer with, you may try some of these other resources:

Fire Corps - www.firecorps.org - Citizens helping fire departments and EMS through a variety of non-combat roles that may include, but are not limited to: teaching fire safety at local schools, providing vehicle or station maintenance, fundraising, bookkeeping, web site development or maintenance, installing smoke alarms in area homes, or providing refreshments and relief to firefighter/EMTs during long calls.

Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) - www.medicalreservecorps.gov - Citizens helping to strengthen the public health infrastructure of a particular area. Skills from various professions can be utilized, such as: dentists, veterinarians, physicians, nurses, interpreters, chaplains, legal advisors, and more.

Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) - www.citizencorps.org/cert - Educates people about disaster preparedness and trains in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.