Are you a good neighbor?


Most people try to be. They’re glad to pitch in when a neighbor needs a hand, or do a small favor now and then. But being a really good neighbor takes more than that. 

Before you fall asleep in bed tonight take a moment to think about the people you’d depend on if you suddenly smelled smoke, or a family member tripped in the dark and fell downstairs.

It would be those very special neighbors who staff New Jersey’s volunteer fire and emergency medical service units.

Twenty four hours a day, seven days a week, these men and women protect you, your home, and your loved ones without ever asking for pay...or even thanks. Now that’s a good neighbor!

Here’s what it takes to be a good neighbor...

The basic requirements are simple. Volunteers must be:

  • 16 years of age or older.
  • In good physical health.
  • Of sound moral character.

There are some "givens" too. You should be:

  • Caring and community minded.
  • A team player.
  • The type of person who enjoys a challenge, who likes to learn and acquire new skills.

...and here are the rewards.

Some things are worth more than money and stay with you longer.  Things like:

Some frequently asked questions about volunteering

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Remember: behind every Firefighter or EMS Provider there are scores of people who support them. If you have a skill, we have a way to use it. Just give us a call, we need you!