Verizon is working on a terminal in the Oilville area and phones lines are down at the State Office possibly for the remainder of the day, but the office staff can be reached by email.

Normal business hours for the VAVRS State Office and Training Center is open each weekday from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm.

Last Updated: September 1, 2015

NOTICE - JOB OPPORTUNITY WITH VAVRS: The Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads is seeking a full time secretary. Applicant must have experience in office duties such as managing intake of calls, computer skills such as word, excel, publisher and spreadsheets. Applicant must have the ability to work independently, to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, have organizational skills, be able to provide excellent customer service and assist officers as necessary. Salary will be based on experience. For application go to the VAVRS website at Application with resume must be submitted to VAVRS, Personnel Committee Chair, 27 Mill Creek Lane, Staunton, Va 24401. All applications must be received by September 30, 2015. If you click on the date above you can view a page that will list the most recent changes to our site.


2015 VAVRS Conference Rescue Camp for Kids at Virginia Beach - Click here for information

2015 VAVRS Conference Educational Events Classes/Categories - Click here for information

2015 VAVRS Conference Educational Event Registration Form - Fillable PDF

2015 VAVRS Conference Educational Event Registration Form - Word

2015 VAVRS Conference Brochure

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Important dates on the VAVRS Calendar are listed below!

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It is designed to provide our members with current VAVRS News and Information. Here is where you would look for information on current courses being offered by VAVRS Instructors, an overview of courses offered by the VAVRS or to just check out our Training Page for current listing of classes scheduled in your area and around the state. Our News page will provide you with links to up-to-date EMS News, information on legislative issues, upcoming state events, and Friends and Family who are in need of your thoughts.

Important Dates

2016 Instructor Update
March 2016 - Oilville

Spring BOG Meeting
April 9, 2016 - Roanoke

VAVRS Camporee
May 12-14, 2016 - Buena Vista

EMS Week
May 15-21, 2016

VAVRS Rescue College
June 10-19, 2016--Virginia Tech

IRECA 2015 Conference
June, 2016 - TBD

National EMS Memorial Service
June 2016--TBD

VAVRS Conference
September 22-26, 2015--Virginia Beach

Virginia EMS Symposium
November 11-15, 2015 -- Norfolk
November 09-13, 2016 -- Norfolk

VAVRS Executive Committee Meetings
September 24, 2015 Virginia Beach
September 27, 2015 Virginia Beach
November, 2015 - TBD


District 1
October 25, 2015 - Covington

District 2
November 21, 2015 - Stony Creek

District 3
November 7, 2015 - Goochland Co

District 5
November 7, 2015 - Southside RS (South Hill)

District 6

District 7
November 21, 2015 - Shawsville

District 8

District 9
October 24, 2015 - Castlewood
January 16, 2016 - Glade Spring
April 23, 2016 - Lebanon
July 16, 2016 - Bristol

District 10
November 6, 2015 - TBD
February 14, 2016 - Madison
June 5, 2016 - Sperryville
August 21, 2016 - TBD
November 6, 2016 - TBD