Volunteer Benefits

As an AVFRD member you are freely volunteering your time and talents, but there are many benefits beyond the pride and satisfaction you’ll feel by serving. ¬†Volunteers are eligible for benefits based on a “point” system. Points are earned by performing a variety of activities. Some benefits require that the member earn a certain number of points each year. Benefits include:

Retirement program benefits

  • Upon reaching age 55, volunteers may receive up to $300 per month (amount depends on number of years of service and points accumulated).

Vehicle property tax deduction

  • Loudoun County residents may qualify for a personal property tax reduction on one privately owned vehicle.

Free county vehicle decal

  • Loudoun County residents may qualify for a free County and/or Town decal on one privately owned vehicle.

Tuition reimbursement

  • Volunteers may qualify for up to $1,000 per year ($4,000 maximum in lifetime) in tuition reimbursement at an accredited college or university.

Free firefighter and emergency medical training

  • All mandated training is provided at no cost to members.

Uniforms and Personal Protective Gear

  • The department provides members with needed gear and equipment.

Influenza vaccinations

  • Free flu shots are offered to members of the department.

Worker’s Compensation

  • Volunteers who suffer an injury or illness due to the performance of volunteer duties are covered by the County’s Worker’s Compensation program.

Loudoun County Credit Union

  • Volunteers can join the Loudoun County Credit Union.

Business Discounts

  • Several area businesses offer discounts to AVFRD members.

Social Hall Rental

  • AVFRD members are not charged a rental fee for use of Founders Hall. Cleaning fees apply.

Other Rewards

  • Satisfaction, pride and honor in helping others and meeting the challenge.
  • Opportunity to meet new people and build friendships.
  • Chance to gain critical decision-making abilities and enhance technical knowledge, team building and communication skills.
  • Help build a stronger and safer community.

Click here for a complete list of Loudoun County Fire Rescue benefits.