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Volunteer Firefighter

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Volunteers are in integral part of the fire service all over the world. Everyday citizens like YOU who make the decision to make a difference in their communities by performing life and property saving duties. No experieince is needed because Hoodland Fire will teach you all of the skills you need to provide high quality emergency medical care, and fire suppression to the residents and visitors of the communities we serve.

Hoodland Fire District #74 is a combination department, meaning that we are comprised of both career and volunteer staff who respond to fire and medical emergencies. We desire responsible, mentally, and physically capable, team oriented people who will train and serve as volunteer firefighters. Hoodland Fire District relies on volunteers working side-by-side with career personnel to reponds to around 1,000 calls for service each year.


All volunteers receive a high level of training in not only fire fighting, but also in emergency medical care, driver awareness/apparatus operations, hazardous materials, procedures, radio communications, and basic report writing.

Small reimbursement stipend.

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Q: When will Hoodland Fire be accepting applications?

A:  We start our volunteer recruitment in the Summer for our Fall Training Academy.  You can always stop by to pick up an application anytime.

Q: What at does it take to become a Volunteer Firefighter?

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Eligiblity to work in the United States
  • Ability to pass a national, state, and local criminal background check
  • Valid Oregon Drivers License/driving record review

Q: What will be required of me?

  • Drug screening
  • Medical physical 
  • Physical agility testing
  • Training attendance
  • Response to alarms
  • Professional appearance
Click here for a volunteer application
Hoodland Fire Volunteers were selected to act in this Flir Commercial. Watch the video to see our HFD Volunteers in action!