Through the 2010-2014 SAFER Act Grant Wyoming Fire-EMS hopes to recruit men and women from surrounding colleges and universities in hopes to increase the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters and EMT’s.  The Student Cooperative Learning Program will allow men and women enrolled in public service related programs to serve the community as volunteer firefighters and EMT’s with Wyoming Fire-EMS.

In order to qualify for the Student Cooperative Learning Program applicants must:

  • Be enrolled part-time or full-time in one of the surrounding universities:  University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, Northern Kentucky University, Eastern Kentucky University, Thomas Moore College, Cincinnati State College, or Mount St. Joseph College.
  • Be in a declared public service major such as:  fire/ems fields of study, police studies, criminal justice, public administration, nursing, pre-med, education, etc.
  • Exhibit satisfactory performance in training and membership requirements prior to being accepted into the program.
  • Have an affinity for the fire service as well as a desire to serve the community.

In addition to gaining valuable experience in public safety, paid training and equipment, and the ability to serve the community; participants of the program will also be eligible to receive a $1000 scholarship to go towards tuition or existing student loans.  Students are required to fulfill training and service requirements, as well as maintaining defined grade requirements.  Under the 2010-2014 SAFER Act Grant Wyoming Fire-EMS will be able to award four (4) $1000 scholarships per year over the four year funding period.

Please find the following links to the SCLP position announcement and the SCLP Handbook that explains this program.  Questions can be sent Rachel Leininger at rleininger@wyoming-ohio.com or (513)842-1359.

Student Cooperative Learning Program (PDF)

Student Cooperative Learning Handbook (PDF)

Employment Application (PDF)