A Resident Operational Volunteer is a person who serves AVFRD and the community in a volunteer capacity as a “residential” or “live-in” operational member. Resident Operational Volunteers must cover four duty shifts per week from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., in addition to other duties as assigned. In return, the department provides temporary living accommodations at no cost.

Resident Operational Volunteers must be:

  • members in good standing of the Loudoun County Fire Rescue System
  • at least 18 years old
  • meet minimum training standards
  • employed full time (at least 36 hours per week), or full-time college students (at least 12 credit hours per term), or employed part time while attending school part time (at least 18 hours of work and 6 credit hours per term)

AVFRD Resident Operational Volunteer Program Policies, Procedures and Application