residents are not aware that Greenland’s fire and emergency medical services
are provided entirely by trained volunteers. The Greenland Volunteer Fire Department is always looking for new members.
We need volunteers! Being a member of GVFD
is an opportunity for you to give something back to your community.
Join our team! If you have questions about becoming a volunteer, send us an
It is easy to start. We have volunteer opportunities in Firefighting, EMT,
dispatch and support. You must be at least 18 years old, a New Hampshire resident
living in a town abutting Greenland,
available to respond to emergencies and attend our monthly meetings and
If you're committed to becoming an active member of the GVFD we'll train you!
GVFD provides professional level training in addition to our
monthly training at
the fire station.
What Can I Do?
That's you for the first six months! All new members are placed on probation
for six months. During that time new members must attend all meetings, drills,
and station checks. You'll also be required to complete basic training for EMT
All new Firefighters are on probation for the first six months. Within this
time, they must successfully pass the State of New Hampshire Firefighter Level
1 course and obtain CPR certification through the American Heart Association
at the Healthcare Provider level. We'll train you!
EMT - Emergency Medical Technician
All new EMT's are on probation for the first six months. Within this time they
must successfully pass a state approved Emergency Medical Technician course,
receive a NH Ambulance Attendant License, and obtain CPR certification through
the American Heart Association at the Healthcare Provider level. We'll train
Not everyone wants to wants to enter a burning building. When we're out on a
call we need someone to run the radio from our base and complete call sheets.
We'll train you!
GVFD Ladies Auxiliary:
The Ladies Auxiliary has been providing assistance to the Greenland
Volunteer Fire Department since 1951. Through their 2007 fundraising
efforts, complete sets of hand tools for each of our fire apparatus have
been purchased. The members of the Ladies Auxiliary also participate
in GVFD's open houses. The Ladies Auxiliary always welcomes new
members and invites Greenland residents to their monthly meeting. This
is a great way to assist the GVFD without having to respond to calls.
for more information about the GVFD Ladies Auxiliary and for their meeting
Volunteer today! We need you.
Firefighter, EMT and Dispatcher Volunteer Application