The Shark River Hills First Aid Squad is a community-based organization. Our goal is to aid our wonderful community, and to do that we rely on membership from people in our community. People like you. There are many reasons to join us on the squad. Join us and become part of history.
- Helping members of your community in need to build a safer, stronger community
- Lifelong friendships with squad members
- Valuable skills that will assist you and your loved ones throughout your lives
- It looks great on your resume
- We're not just work and no play. There are many opportunities to have fun with our wonderful team, including parties, BBQs, fundraisers, and many more.
- Training to attain certification as an Emergency Medical Technician
- Specialized training, including mass casualty response, water rescue, confined space rescue, incident command, vehicle extrication, terror response and much more!
There are other benefits to working on the squad. We look after our members. Below are some of the ways we help our team and say thank you to our volunteers.
- Each summer, squad members receive free admission to the County Fair from the Board Of Freeholders.
- Neptune Township participates in the LOSAP (Length of Service Awards Program) where members of the volunteer squad earn retirement credits based on their level of participation. This money is held in a retirement account that is invested based on your direction, and is payable to you upon retirement age.
- Neptune Township has an ordinance in place that exempts members of the volunteer organizations from paying many municipal fees, like building, electrical and garage sale permits.
- $600.00 per semester Tuition credit at local Community Colleges.