Applying for a Volunteer Position
From our very beginning, our most valuable asset has been and continues to be our employees and volunteers. We started as a volunteer emergency medical service (EMS) in 1977 with a paid manager, no office staff and all EMS services were provided by volunteers. Over the years the Authority slowly transitioned from a volunteer organization to a career service. Today we have a professional staff of Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians and Office Personnel along with our dedicated volunteers working alongside our paid staff.
The position requires, but is not limited to the following:
- 21 years of age or older
- Have a current PA driver’s license
- Basic computer input and keyboard skills required
Regulations require us:
- To run criminal history, child abuse, driver’s license record and Medicare checks on all individuals.
- Everyone needs to sign a confidentiality agreement concerning patients we come in contact with along with their protected health information we acquire.
Interested in Volunteering?
If you would like to volunteer with us there are a variety of areas you can assist us in, like mailings, clerical functions or being a wheelchair van driver. Or maybe you have specialized training that you feel would benefit our Authority. For those who are looking to be trained or who are already a Pennsylvania Certified Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic we are always looking for new recruits.
The successful candidate must also be able to pass:
A complete physical
An agility test with some lifting
Criminal History check
Driving Record check
Childline Child Abuse check
Medicare and Medicaid eligibility check