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Junior Member Program

A program for 15-18 year-olds who wish to explore career opportunities in the medical field.

Reach Your Full Potential

The Junior Member program is based on the values of personal growth and leadership development. Specifically, it offers career-focused programs that offer an opportunity for hands-on learning and mentorship.

The Junior Member program is one way that PVA is able to connect with and serve the community beyond providing emergency medical and ambulance services.

Areas of Emphasis

  1. Career Opportunities – learn real world career skills, facilitated by caring professionals that provide information about emergency medical services and other related medical career opportunities
  2. Leadership Opportunities – become part of the Program leadership, elected by Program members
  3. Life Skills – learn effective communication, teamwork, problem-solving and conflict resolution; gain knowledge of basic medical procedures, life-saving skills, and how to react in an emergency; PVA also provides free CPR/AED and First Aid training to Program members
  4. Citizenship – provide critical and rewarding service to your community
  5. Character Development – develop a professional work attitude and gain experience in making ethical decisions

Activities & Benefits

  • Monthly program meetings
  • Practice in skills used by emergency medical technicians
  • Fun and exciting hands-on career experiences
  • Community service opportunities
  • Improved critical thinking and self-confidence
  • Relevant field trip / experience opportunities such as visits to the 911 center,
    Mercy Flight Central, etc.
  • Opportunities to learn and participate in the pre-hospital setting during ride-along observation shifts with our EMS crews
  • Presentations from EMS technicians, paramedics, nurses, physicians and physician assistants about their careers and career paths
  • College / Career Readiness preparation and scholarship opportunities
  • Transition easily into PVA membership as a Base Coordinator or EMT when eligible

Ready To Join?

Fill out an application and start your journey now! There’s no need to be a resident of Pittsford, or attend Public School.

Simply complete an application and submit it online. An Advisor will reach out to you via the provided email address with further instructions.

If you are within 6 months of becoming 18, please contact us before completing an application – we likely have other opportunities for you to explore!

If you have any questions, you can email us at: [email protected].