- Being a volunteer EMT is interesting work
- Gain the ability to truly make a difference in another person’s life
- Participate in your community
- Free training for Members
- Length of Service Awards Program provides annual monetary awards for volunteer EMTs.
Ready to join?
Q. How do I join?
A. Complete the form above and a member will provide you with more information.
Q. How old do you have to be to join?
A. A provisional member of the squad can be 16 years old.
Q. What kind of training do you need to join CGARS?
A. We will provide you with all the training necessary once you join, at no cost to you. The first step will be courses in CPR and First Aid.
Q. What kind of time commitment is required by CGARS?
A. We will work around your schedule. We ask all members to be available to ride a minimum of 6 hours per week. Members under 18 years old cannot ride past 10:00 pm unless they have written permission from a parent or guardian.
Q. Is a physical or background check required by CGARS?
A. All potential members must submit a physical before they are accepted. However, only members over the age of 18 years old must submit a background check.
Q. I don’t live in Cedar Grove. Can I join?
A. Yes, absolutely.
Q. Are there any paid positions?
A. No. We are a volunteer squad.
Q. What is the cost of training?
A. None. Once you are a member of CGARS, the cost of your training is covered by the organization.
Q. What equipment will I need?
A. You will be issued a squad pager and a uniform once you are accepted by the membership.
Please complete the form at the top of this page and a member of the Squad will contact you with more details and to arrange a visit to our state of the art headquarters located at
651 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove NJ 07009