14 Turkey Hill Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
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The Varna Volunteer Fire Company (VVFC) is a 100% volunteer-operated not-for-profit organization which provides fire protection and emergency medicine to residents of an area of approximately 17 square miles in the westernmost portion of the Town of Dryden, NY. Their district is just minutes from Cornell University Campus and the City of Ithaca. VVFC receives roughly 300 calls for service per year which include fires, motor vehicle collisions, electrical emergencies, and medical emergencies.
The Spring 2024 undergraduate student recruitment cycle for local college students begins on January 24th. They will be hosting a total of 6 events: 3 truck checks, 2 open houses, and 1 “Who Wants to be a Firefighter” game day.
To submit an application, undergraduates must attend one open house session and at least one truck check. Applicants are encouraged to attend multiple truck checks and the game day to get to know current Varna members.
Truck checks are held at VVFC every Wednesday from 6pm to 7pm. We encourage prospective applicants to join us at truck check on January 24th, January 31st, and/or February 7th.
Open houses will be held at VVFC on Sunday, January 28th and Sunday, February 11th from 12pm to 2pm. Lunch will be provided for folks who attend the open house.
The “Who Wants to be a Firefighter” Game Day will be held on Sunday, February 4th from 12pm to 2pm. This event will offer prospective applicants an opportunity to learn more about emergency services and the Varna community in an engaged manner. Lunch will be provided.
The final due date for paper applications will be Sunday, February 11th. Interviews will be held between Monday, February 12th and Sunday, February 18th.
If admitted, students are required to attend a weekend of sustaining training. Sustaining training will be held on Saturday, March 2nd and Sunday, March 3rd. Sustaining training is mandatory for new recruits.
If you have any questions about the Spring 2024 student recruitment cycle, please reach out to us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. VVFC looks forward to meeting you!”