DEWITT (WSYR-TV) - Local volunteer fire departments are opening their doors this weekend as they look to bolster their ranks.
Recruit New York is a state-wide initiative that coincides with National Volunteer Week.
"The number of volunteers has been dwindling over the last several years so this is an effort to try and increase awareness. There’s a lot of communities and people in the community that don’t know the opportunity exists, the need exists,” said DeWitt Fire Chief Jason Green.
If you stop in on Saturday or Sunday, Chief Green said your respective fire department will be able to explain all the expectations of volunteering, from training requirements to time commitments.
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