Become a Member

DRIVER

Do you want to go on emergency medical calls and learn to operate an ambulance? 

Join as a driver

EMT

Do you want to obtain your EMT certification, provide patient care, and learn to run emergency calls?

Join as an EMT

CADET

Are you a high-school student looking to help your community and learn more about healthcare systems?

Join as a Cadet

DRIVER MEMBERS

Drivers ride on the ambulance and participate in Emergency Medical calls. Prospective members interested in joining as a driver must be 18+ and have a valid NJ Driver's License. To join they should first fill out an application and identify times they are available to ride a duty shift on the squad. After an interview, an applicant may be asked to join the squad. Once accepted, participants are assigned a crew to ride with and begin probationary training. 


Drivers must become familiar with Squad equipment and procedures as well as radio protocols. Drivers will be expected to obtain CPR certification before they are able to drive the ambulance, this can be provided by the Squad. 

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EMT MEMBERS

Active members (or EMTs) ride on the ambulance, participate in Emergency Medical calls, operate the ambulance and radio, and provide patient care. The only requirements to apply as an active member are: (1) prospective members must be 18 years of age or older and (2) have a valid NJ Driver's License. To join as an active member, they should first fill out an application and identify times they are available to ride a duty shift on the squad. After an interview, an applicant may be asked to join the squad. Once accepted, participants are assigned a crew to ride with and begin probationary training. 


New volunteers must receive training in CPR, Squad equipment and procedure and other classes mandated by the state of New Jersey. Volunteers in this membership category are expected to obtain their EMT certification within one year of joining the Squad. 

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CADET PROGRAM

The purpose of the cadet program is to provide high-school students with the dual opportunity to help their community and to learn more about healthcare systems. High school students who are at least sixteen years of age are eligible to join the squad and assist in emergency calls. 


Cadets are expected to attend training sessions, participate in cadet meetings and squad activities, and serve on a regularly scheduled crew shift once each week. Cadets are also expected to obtain their EMT certification within one year of joining the Squad. 


This is a great opportunity for students considering pursuing a career in healthcare!

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Watchung Rescue Squad

10 Stirling Road, Watchung, New Jersey 07069, United States

(908) 755-1297