Fire & EMS Career Exploring
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!
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: Email Michael Mitchell or call (317) 495-8340
Location: 155 East Main Street, Greenwood
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: Kyren Winfrey
Open House: October 9th
Location: Fire Station 31, 4155 North College Avenue, Indianapolis
TRI-COUNTY FIRE EXPLORERS – CLUB #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: Ashley Vlaskamp
Location: Rotation between Salem Township FD, Yorktown FD, Chesterfield Union-Township FD
Meeting Time: Second Saturday of every month
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: Robert Reffet
Open House: September 21
Location: 311 Production Drive, Avon
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: Email Lt. Ted Moore or call (317) 538-8833
Open House: September 25
Meeting Time: We meet every third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM
Location: Fire Station 81, 4302 West Bradbury, Indianapolis