Cherokee Pass
Volunteer Fire Department

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You can become a volunteer

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Do you have the desire to volunteer?

Becoming a volunteer firefighter does not require a degree or specific experience. If you meet the following criteria, you can apply: 

  • Must be 17 years of age
  • Have a valid driver's license
  • Reside in Madison County
  • Have appropriate transportation
  • Submit to a background check 
  • Be of good moral character
  • Capable of preforming duties that require physical exertion
  • Willing to complete required training within a scheduled time
  • Pass Recruitment Process including an oral interview, departmental approval,  and entry              level physical


Click here to download a volunteer form! 

Being a Volunteer

There are many advantages to being a volunteer 

  • Opportunities to help other in need
  • Learn lifesaving skills
  • Camaraderie and feeling of family within the fire service
  • Personal satisfaction
  • Gaining pride in yourself
  • Being part of the community and emergency response team

The Cherokee Pass Volunteer Fire Department hires and recruits on a nondiscriminatory basis.