Grant County, IN

EMA Field Support Team Application

VOLUNTEER
If you are interested in volunteering with the Grant County Emergency Management Agency please click on the link below to print off the application or call (#765-651-2410) us arrange to pick up / or drop off an application. Completed applications can also be emailed to Tom Culley at tculley@grantcounty.net or mailed to our office.

Grant County EMA
401 S. Adams Street
Marion, IN 46953

REQUIREMENTS FOR BEING A VOLUNTEER
Our Agency would not be able to fulfill its mission without the hard work and dedicated service of volunteers. Our unpaid professionals contribute countless hours in order to serve their fellow citizens, and make Grant County a safer place to live. We are always interested in speaking to local citizens who share our dedication to community service.

To be eligible, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Reside within Grant County.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen (Executive Order 11935).
  • Have a valid Indiana driver's license.
  • Pass a criminal & traffic background check.
  • Reliable transportation (non-offending).
  • Have no felony arrests.
  • Ability to follow directions & be a team player.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Be available to respond to emergency calls.
  • Donate between 16 and 20 hours per month to the department for training, work activities, and emergency response activities.
  • Ability to be unaffected by loud noises and flashing lights.
  • Additionally, applicants must understand that as a member, they may be frequently placed in situations that require extended periods of heavy physical activity under a variety of environmental conditions.
Other training included in the New Member Basic Training includes:
  • Blood Borne Pathogens/PPE
  • CPR/AED
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations I – Classroom
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations II – Driving
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • Passport/Accountability
  • Radio Communications
  • Standard First Aid
After submitting the application form, the following four online training courses must be taken (click link to take the course):
 IS-100.b Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100
 IS-200.b ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
 IS-700.a National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
 IS-800.b National Response Framework, An Introduction

Click on the link below to print off the application or call our office to pick up an application. 
Field Support Team Volunteer Application