Become a Volunteer!

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Fill out an application and mail it to North Pekin Fire Dept., 236 S. Main St., North Pekin, IL 61554 or email to
Minimum Eligibility requirements:
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Live in the Village of North Pekin, Central Groveland Fire Protection District, or the designated part of Pekin.
  • No felony convictions (Illinois state law)
  • Good physical and mental condition
Preferred Eligibility Requirements
  • Stable job history
  • GED / High School graduate
  • Previous experience or related training
To be a volunteer you must be willing to learn and complete necessary training. NPFD hold four events monthly that you are required to attend:
Business Meeting: First Saturday of the month at 9:00am
EMS Training: 3rd Tuesday of the month 9:00am and 6:30pm (attend 1)
Fire Training: Normally 3rd Saturday of the month at 9:00am
Cleanup/Maintenance: Normally 4th Thursday of the month at 9:00am and 6:30pm (attend 1)
 Expectations: The citizens of North Pekin and Central Groveland Fire District expect and deserve the best possible service from the fire department. The NPFD expects members of its fire department to be neat, courteous, honest, and good conduct. Members are expected to conduct themselves according to the NPFD guidelines as long as they remain a member of the department. The job of a member is to constantly provide the maximum protection possible for the lives and property of the people of North Pekin and Central Groveland Fire District. To maintain this effectively members shall constantly train and study all areas of fire prevention and protection, fire fighting procedures, rescue, emergency medicine, and the associated services that is necessary to successfully protect people, property, and to maintain competent department operations. If you feel that you can live up to the challenges in the fire service, be a team member, and take pride in what you do. Contact us!
Being a volunteer means that you are willing to sacrifice some time from your family and everyday events. It doesn't matter if you're a career or volunteer firefighter, we both follow the State Of Illinois Regulations for Firefighters.

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