Colonial Park Volunteer Firefighter Benefits

Specialized Training & Professional Opportunities

It Is The Character You Will Build That Makes A Landmark Difference In Your Life

Our elite family of volunteer firefighters offers more than just free training in firefighting and emergency response procedures, as well as light and heavy-duty equipment handling. You’ll develop valuable leadership skills, enjoy improved physical fitness, and gain much more than just a stronger sense of community. We can’t wait to welcome you!

Our comprehensive benefits package has got you covered for everything you need, from scholarship assistance to access to top-notch facilities such as weight rooms, lounges, and laundry, live-in opportunities, and more. With all your needs taken care of, you can enjoy a comfortable and fulfilling lifestyle while experiencing transformative opportunities.

While we can prepare you for the practical aspects of our organization, the true transformation occurs as you become part of our close-knit community. We’re not just a local group, but part of a regional and national network of firefighters, fire police and first responders bound by a unique brotherhood of service that lasts a lifetime. Together, we make a difference.

Some Things Need To Be Experienced To Be Understood

Though you can apply online to become a Colonial Park Fire Company Volunteer, we welcome and encourage an in-person visit to the station to meet our membership, tour our facility, and get a hands-on feel for what it takes to be a firefighter.

While it may not appeal to everyone, that’s what makes it so exceptional.

Explore your potential and learn life-saving skills through numerous training and career opportunities. Discover the remarkable benefits of making a difference in your community by becoming a volunteer at Colonial Park Fire Company.

Our Firehouse is a Fire-Home

Colonial Park Fire Company has a great family atmosphere. When it’s not time to train, answer emergencies, or attend college, members regularly go out to eat, attend sporting events, work out, and visit attractions and parks. We’re close to Hershey Park, Knoebles Amusement Park, and The National Civil War Museum just to name a few!

Additional Benefits and Hotspot Perks

  • Length of Service Award Program (LOSAP) – Retirement benefits for long-term active members who respond to emergency calls
  • Stipend program that provides for purchasing of fire company clothing, personal equipment, cellular phone service, and opportunities to earn additional incentives that is proportionate with time dedicated to on-station staffing and call response.
  • Up to $50,000 in Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • First Responder Assistance Program – including professional, financial & legal counseling services.
  • Free access to Planet Fitness on Allentown Blvd., Harrisburg
  • Access to in-station fitness equipment
  • Congregate housing to those seeking live-in (resident) firefighter status including free use of laundry facilities
  • Occasional use of station meeting room for private, non-commercial functions and other company facilities for personal use
  • Gigabit Ethernet and WiFi service and computer access throughout complex
  • Company email account
  • Tax rebate program for real estate and earned income taxes payable to Lower Paxton Township
  • Free access to company social events such as sporting events, banquets and parties
  • Significantly discounted unlimited cellular phone/data service and discounted devices through Verizon (approx. $45/line/month for service and discounted phones)
  • Emergency response gear provided without fee or charge