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Volunteer Opportunities

Columbia River fire & Rescue is a combination system. This means we have both volunteer and career personnel providing fire and rescue services for the Citizens of our Fire District.  Columbia River Fire & Rescue provides services to over 27,000 citizens in 185 square miles.

 

Seven fire stations are strategically located throughout the combined District.  An Administration Office, Joint Maintenance Facility and the Lee Broadbent Training Center are also located within the District.

 

Columbia River Fire & Rescue needs more volunteer firefighters to help protect our homes, neighborhoods, and communities.  As a volunteer firefighter, you'll learn invaluable skills while serving your community and making a positive impact on those around you.

We appreciate and honor our volunteers every chance we get.  Columbia River Fire & Rescue provides our volunteers with:

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Workers Compensation Coverage

  • Retirement & Liability Coverage

  • Live In/Internship Opportunities 

  • Volunteer Incentive Program (VIP)

  • Income Stipends

  • Childcare Reimbursement Program

  • Firefighter Fitness Center

  • ​Training Opportunities (DPSST, National Fire Academy, etc.)

  • Community Involvement

  • Other fun and rewarding recognition events

 

​If you are interested in volunteering and would like more information, please call our Recruitment & Retention Coordinator - Jennifer Motherway at (888) 301-8626.  We are always accepting applications for volunteers so please download an application using the link below. Applications for the next academy are due no later than October 29, 2020. 

Career Opportunities

Columbia River Fire & Rescue is an equal opportunity employer and a member of the Columbia River Fire & Rescue Civil Service System.  Other member Fire Districts are Clatskanie Rural Fire Protection District and Scappoose Rural Fire Protection District. ​​

 

CRF&R follows the Civil Service System for all career hiring opportunities and we utilize National Testing Network.

For more information, please click their Logo:

National Testing Network

Admin Office: 503-397-2990

Fax: 503-397-3198

PIO Inquires: 888-301-8626

EMS Billing Inquires: 888-357-0394

Finance/HR: 888-470-0873

RSVP Program: 503-397-5655

Joint Maintenance Facility: 503-369-2053 or 503-410-6186


 

270 Columbia Blvd

St. Helens, OR. 97051

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