Application Process

5 Steps to get YOU Ever Ready

Thank you for being interested and ready to take the next step in joining the Cumberland Valley Hose Company.

Being an "Ever Ready" CVHC volunteer means becoming part of something bigger: inspiring and serving our community. It's an opportunity for you to be your personal best.

To get more information about volunteering with CVHC, complete the inquiry form, and our Membership Director will contact you about the next steps in the process.

  1. Submit an inquiry on this website site
  2. CVHC Membership Director will:
    • Make contact, answer questions and provide a membership application
    • Schedule and conduct a tour of the station
  3. Once your application is received, the Membership Director will:
    • Conduct a background check
    • Review references and applicable experiences, certifications, and classes
    • Schedule and conduct applicant interview
  4. Once membership is approved, new members will be contacted and scheduled for orientation.
  5. Probationary Period (typically completed within member's first six (6) months
    • Obtain gear
    • Complete initial training courses (CPR, HAZMAT, etc.)
    • Attend one (1) training session a month
    • Complete additional background screening