Why Volunteer

“Volunteering provides a health boost to self-esteem and life satisfaction while helping your community.”
– Chief Patrick M. O’Rourke, Firefighter & Life Member

Protect and save lives

Become a volunteer by serving and protecting your fellow Garden City neighbors.

Learn new skills

Learn new skills through training, and develop various other social and life skills from our experienced members.

Rewarding service

Volunteering is a rewarding way to help your community.

New friendships and family

Develop camaraderie and establish friendships and bonds that can last a lifetime. For many, Garden City Fire Company becomes an extended family.

Potential career

Many of Garden City’s volunteers moved onto careers in public service through the training and experiences with our fire company.
“It put me on a path that led me to the career I am in now (firefighter) and has also afforded me a great life because of it.”
— Thomas Artingstall, Firefighter