The primary duty of the Volunteer Firefighters is to assist the Certified Firefighters on duty to meet NFPA standards and customer service to the Yucca Community as well as assist in firefighting and rescue efforts. Under general supervision of the Shift Captain / Engineer / Senior Firefighter, responds to emergency calls for assistance from the public and participates in fire suppression, emergency medical treatment, rescue, hazardous material incident mitigation and special operations; and performs related duties as assigned... The Volunteer will receive the training; responsibility and exposure to insure a well-rounded entry level resume moving forward in his or her career after satisfactorily completing the requirements of the program. Fire Volunteer work one 24-hour shift per week, and work under the direction of the YFD SOP's and the on-duty supervisor. One of the requirements upon initial employment is that they are a Fire Academy Graduate (NFPA 1001 equivalent). Volunteer that is assigned to the Engine Company respond on all calls and assists full-time personnel. During an emergency medical aid, may assist by performing such tasks as: taking vital signs, assisting with CPR, giving the patient oxygen, etc.; if obtaining the correct EMS certifications.