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Helping Hands

"Many hands make light work"


Join AFRS and Make a Difference

At AFRS, we believe that many hands make light work, and your talents and wisdom can help us provide amazing emergency services to those in need.

We take pride in offering remote-friendly opportunities, respecting the time you dedicate to others. In many cases, you can volunteer from the comfort of your home.

Please note that all volunteers are subject to background checks and license verification where applicable.  

Interested persons should send their resume and cover letter to

Current Volunteer Positions Available:


Our bylaws require all board members to have active/retired experience in Fire, EMS, peace officers, military, or be actively employed by a national infrastructure organization (hospital, transportation, utilities, etc).

Board members should be able to:

  • Effectively communicate

  • Work remotely

  • Participate in committees

  • Promote AFRS

  • Attend monthly meetings (remotely)

Board members can expect:

  • Regular email communication

  • Attendance at monthly online board meetings

  • Acting in the best interest of AFRS

  • Occasional attendance at functions or group meetings with AFRS customers/vendors

  • Minimum term of office: 3 years


The ideal candidate for this position would have prior board experience and uphold high moral standards.




AFRS relies on Ohio certified firefighters to operate our public safety grade drones.


Fire pilots should be able to:

  • Perform regular firefighter duties.  - Waivers may be possible in some cases

  • Work remotely without direct supervision

  • Attend monthly meetings (remotely)

  • Operate electronic devices and computers

  • Hold an active Fire 1/2 certification

  • Hold or obtain an FAA 107 pilot's license with night ops certification

  • Have a clean driving record and valid driver's license

  • Function in high-stress environments and dynamic situations

  • Pass proficiency test during live flight

Fire pilots can expect:

  • 12-hour shifts (0600-1800 or 1800-0600)

  • No more than 36 hours of volunteer/work per week

  • Exposure to elements and dynamic situations

  • Rewarding training and experiences

  • Life insurance and LOD benefits

  • Disability/injury benefits

  • Remote-friendly environment in many cases

  • Leadership buy-in and genuine appreciation

The ideal candidate for this position would be a certified firefighter who holds a FAA 107 license and NFPA 2400 training.   Firefighters who do not have piloting experience are welcome to contact us.   We will happily train up the right candidates.


AFRS recognizes the vital role that dispatchers play in our success. They are the "voice" that enables amazing things to happen within our organization.

AFRS dispatchers have the ability to work from home anywhere in the United States.

Dispatchers should be able to:

  • Effectively communicate via voice, text, and email

  • Have moderate or advanced computer skills

  • Work alone and unsupervised without micro-management

  • Adhere to policies and procedures

  • Provide a stable/reliable internet connection from home

  • Provide a stable/reliable Windows PC, Chromebook, or Android tablet

  • Maintain a quiet background when handling telephone or radio activities

  • Utilize web-based tools such as Google Maps, Open Maps, weather apps, chat, video conference, and others

Dispatchers can expect:

  • Flexible shifts that compliment your availability

  • No more than 36 hours per week

  • Fast-paced and rewarding environment

  • Communicating with other government agencies on recorded lines

  • Remote-friendly environment for anyone based in the US

  • Leadership that truly values your contributions

  • Making a difference in others' lives and enhancing community safety

  • Regular training and one-on-one mentoring

Ideal candidates for this position include individuals passionate about serving the public and eager to learn new skills.


AFRS's emergency robotics capture a vast amount of data, including photos and videos that may need to be processed for marketing, fundraising, and training purposes.

This remote-friendly position is open to volunteers anywhere in the United States.

Social media volunteers should be able to:

  • Perform post-processing of video content

  • Interact with various social media platforms (TikTok, YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.)

  • Process messages and respond professionally

  • Review statistical data from each social media platform and relay trends to leadership

  • Create slideshows or collections for gallery display or training purposes

  • Resize, edit, crop, and alter images and video

  • Attend monthly membership meetings

  • Accomplish tasks without direct supervision

Social media volunteers can expect:

  • Flexible schedules that fit your life

  • No more than 36 hours per week

  • Team environment

  • Remote-friendly - Work from home


Interested persons should send their resume and cover letter to

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