Welcome to the North Stelton Volunteer Fire Company!
We are a 100% volunteer fire department serving Piscataway, New Jersey, and the surrounding areas.
As a volunteer fire company, we rely on the dedication and commitment of our members to provide essential fire and emergency services to our community. We are always looking for new members to join our team and help us continue to serve our neighbors.
The North Stelton Volunteer Fire Company is a longstanding institution in the Piscataway community with a rich history that dates back to the mid-20th century. Established in 1953, the department consisted of a small group of volunteers who worked tirelessly to provide fire suppression services to the community in response to the growing need for fire protection services in the area.
Over the years, the North Stelton Volunteer Fire Company has become one of the region’s most diverse and respected fire departments, with a team of more than 50 dedicated volunteers committed to protecting the lives and property of the residents of Piscataway. The company operates out of a state-of-the-art facility equipped with the latest firefighting equipment and technology.
OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE
If you’re interested in joining the North Stelton Volunteer Fire Company, we’d love to hear from you! We welcome volunteers of all ages and backgrounds; no prior experience is necessary.
- Auxiliary Members
- Administrative Support Members
All members must meet the following qualifications:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Pass a criminal background check
- Pass a medical examination
Those seeking to become firefighters will attend FREE training and certification courses through the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety.
- Firefighter 1 certification
- Hazardous Materials Awareness
- Operations certifications
You will also receive additional training on using specialized equipment or tactics for responding to particular types of fires or emergencies.
BENEFITS TO OUR VOLUNTEERS
Serve Your Community: Make a meaningful difference in protecting your neighbors and keeping them safe during emergencies.
Learn New Skills: Receive training in firefighting, emergency medical response, and other areas that can benefit you personally and professionally.
Build Strong Relationships: Build strong relationships with other firefighters and first responders.
Professional Development: Learn to work under pressure, make decisions quickly, and develop your leadership skills, among other things.
Sense of Accomplishment: Knowing that you’ve helped someone in their time of need can give you great accomplishment and pride.
Other Benefits Include:
- Free Uniforms & Gear
- Workers’ Compensation
- Accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance
- Fitness/Gym membership reimbursement
- Annual Medical Physicals
- Clothing replacement stipend
- Tuition Assistance
- Length of Service Award
- Program (LOSAP) – similar to a retirement plan
Are you a Rutgers-New Brunswick student looking to make a difference in your local community?
Join us as a volunteer at the North Stelton Volunteer Fire Company and gain valuable experience while helping others.
Our Dedication Makes A Difference
The North Stelton Volunteer Fire Company is a shining example of a positive and inclusive culture. From the top down, there is a deep commitment to creating an environment where everyone feels valued and included.
The company actively seeks out and encourages diversity in its membership, recognizing the value that different perspectives and experiences bring to the table. Members are encouraged to express themselves and are supported in their personal and professional growth. This welcoming culture has helped create a sense of camaraderie and teamwork essential for the compnay’s success.