Recruitment

Ben Avon VFC is always looking for new members. We offer a Junior Firefighting Program which is for kids aged 16 and 17. Members should live within a reasonable distance from the fire station. We also aren’t just firefighters – we have a vast diversity of careers. Many members have, in addition to volunteering, have become professional firefighters, police officers, and medics.

If you are a student, or thinking of becoming a student, Allegheny County offers a scholarship to people who join a fire company. It is known as the FireVest Scholarship.

If you are thinking of joining, please stop by any Wednesday night around 7 pm or whenever you see the lights are on.