Our Mission is to improve patient care, emergency response, and community preparedness in the communities that we serve. To fulfill our mission we need volunteers, and the volunteer emergency services we support need more volunteers as well.

We like to call the volunteer jobs we have ‘opportunities’. Each is an opportunity for you to help your neighbor, your community, and yourself. An appropriate volunteer opportunity can provide you with a variety of benefits including:
  • learning new things; even how to save a life!
  • the satisfaction of helping others
  • networking with others with like interests and concerns
  • improved health. According to a recent review of research by the Corporation for National and Community Service entitled Health Benefits of Volunteering, “Over the past two decades we have seen a growing body of research that indicates volunteering provides individual health benefits in addition to social benefits. This research has established a strong relationship between volunteering and health: those who volunteer have lower mortality rates, greater functional ability, and lower rates of depression later in life than those who do not volunteer”. “Some of these findings also indicate that volunteers who devote a “considerable” amount of time to volunteer activities (about 100 hours per year) are most likely to exhibit positive health outcomes.
Not everyone can be a firefighter or Emergency Medical Technician….
BUT everyone can be a volunteer.
Isn’t it time YOU GOT INVOLVED!

There are several ways you can become involved:
  • Volunteer directly with Critical Response Network
  • Contact your local emergency services organization directly
  • Let us help match you with an emergency services organization!
    • Only available in the Hudson Valley of NY and Connecticut at this time!
    • For other areas call 1-800-fireline
We feel strongly that a volunteer experience must be a win-win relationship for both the volunteer and the organization. To see a listing of possible ‘opportunities’ click here.

Please see our contact page for additional assistance.

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