Posts Tagged: volunteers

VA Beach Volunteer EMT Chris Clements Is Stepping Down From Serving On The Front Lines Of Emergency Medical Pre-Hospital Care

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After nearly 15 years on the front lines of emergency medical pre-hospital care in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Princess Anne Courthouse Rescue Squad Volunteer, Chris Clements has decided it’s time to step back and spend more time pursuing other passions, like his love for photography As an emergency medical pre-hospital care provider, Chris ran ambulance shifts…

Meet Kelsey, An Engineer By Career Choice and Virginia Beach Volunteer EMS Life Saver By Personal Choice

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Kelsey Lai, works as an Engineer-Supplier Surveillance at the Newport News Shipyard and in her off time, she volunteers with the Plaza Rescue Squad as a National Registered EMT, where she responds to 911 EMS trauma and medical calls for help. Recently, Kelsey was recognized by Jennifer Boykin, president of Newport News Shipbuilding in their…

Welcome Shelby Northam-Virginia Beach EMS Career Medic

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Shelby Northam started her career as a first responder at the age of 14 with a small volunteer fire department on the eastern shore of Maryland. While in high school, she completed her training and graduated as a certified Firefighter/EMT, then proceeded to obtain her A-EMT. Shelby volunteered as an A-EMT for several years before…

April 19-25, 2020 Is National Volunteer Week

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It’s National Volunteer Week. Here is a shoutout to the 400 + operational volunteers and the 100+ support team volunteers serving with the Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach and the Virginia Beach Department of EMS. Did you know that Virginia Beach has the largest volunteer-based EMS system in the United States? Isn’t that awesome! Our…

Do You Have Your Tickets To The VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad 44th Annual Oyster Roast-March 8th, 2020?

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Hey everyone, still time to buy your tickets for the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad 44th Annual Oyster Roast, scheduled for Saturday, March 8th, 2020 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. This event has been going on for 44 years, so you can be sure the food will be awesome, the music will have you…