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Fire & EMS Career Exploring

Fire & EMS Career Field

Fire & EMS Career Exploring is a hands-on program open to young men and women 10-20 years old with an interest in learning more about careers in the field of fire or emergency services.

The Fire & EMS program combines some classroom training with hands-on lessons. You get to experience firsthand what it is like to be a fire fighter, emergency services coordinator, shelter manager, paramedic and so much more!

Other Career Exploring Opportunities

Greenwood Fire Department – Post #618

Join the Greenwood Fire Department for an Exploring Post that is guaranteed to show what it is like to be a firefighter/EMT.

Contact Phone Email Open House Meetings Location Cost
Michael Mitchell (317) 495-8340 155 East Main Street, Greenwood $40

Indianapolis Fire Department – Post #721

The Explorer Post for the Indianapolis Fire Department is a great place for young people to learn and explore the fire service. Not only is the Post Advisor and all the adult participants active members on the Indianapolis Fire Department, but our meetings take place at actual fire stations for IFD. This gives the post members an in depth look at what firefighters do day to day and allows us to use in service equipment and tools, keeping our members up to date with current changes and tactics. Come join the Indianapolis Explorer Post and learn from the tradition of excellence at the Indianapolis Fire Department.

Contact Phone Email Open House Meetings Location Cost
Kyren Winfrey October 9 Fire Station 31, 4155 North College Avenue, Indianapolis $40

Tri-County Fire Explorers – Post #865

Want to learn more about being a Firefighter or Emergency Responder? Interested in being a part of the tradition and excitement while having hands on experience? The Tri-County Fire Explorers invites any youth ages 10 to 20 to join us and learn more about different aspects of a career as a first responder from three area fire departments. For information on location and times of meetings, please e-mail the Post Advisor.

Contact Phone Email Open House Meetings Location Cost
Ashley Vlaskamp Second Saturday of the month Rotation between Salem Township FD, Yorktown FD, Chesterfield Union-Township FD $50

Washington Township Fire Department – Post #794

Washington Township Fire Department has been facilitating a firefighting post for several years. Their dedicated department allows youth to have an inside look at the fire department. Contact Robert Reffet for information on times of meetings.

Contact Phone Email Open House Meetings Location Cost
Robert Reffet September 21 311 Production Drive, Avon $40

Wayne Township Fire Department – Post #88

Are you interested in becoming a firefighter? Join one of our top firefighting posts today. With mentorship, physical fitness activities and firefighting tactics you are sure to have a good insight on what it takes to be a firefighter with Wayne Township Fire Department.

Contact Phone Email Open House Meetings Location Cost
Lt. Ted Moore (317) 538-8833 September 25 Third Wednesday of the month at 7:00PM Fire Station 81, 4302 West Bradbury, Indianapolis $40
Are you ready to build an adventure in Exploring?