The VAVRS cultivates connections and partnerships between Virginia's emergency medical responders. The VAVRS several different types of membership including Agency Membership, Supporting Membership with/without Training, and Individual Membership. 

VAVRS Membership Types: 
Below is a description of the various membership types. 

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Volunteer Firefighter and Rescue Squad Service Award Program:


This Service Award Program for Volunteer Firefighters and Rescue Squad Workers (VOLSAP) was created by state statute, specifically § 51.1-1200–51.1-1211 of the Code of Virginia, to provide a mechanism by which the state could facilitate optional retirement savings for volunteer firefighters and rescue squad workers throughout the Commonwealth.           


About Us: 
The VAVRS is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization with an extensive history of assisting and advocating for EMS agencies in Virginia since 1935. Today we represent over 300 agencies with approximately 20,000 members. We are dedicated to meeting the ever-changing demands of emergency medical responders from all backgrounds and experiences. We provide high quality training and a collaborative environment for all emergency medical responders.

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