Do you live in the Goshen area? Do you think that you would like to be a member?
Below is a link to the application. Please complete it and send it back to us. You can mail it to P.O. Box 695 Goshen, NY 10924, bring it to the station, or email it
A member of the membership committee will get back to you as soon as we get it.
Please only apply if you live in the area or can be to the bay in a few minutes while on call.
GOVAC meetings are typically held on Wednesday nights and board meetings on the 1st Wednesday of the month. Training is normally on the 2nd Wednesday with the General Membership meeting on the 3rd. All meetings are open to the public.
GOVAC member fall into 4 classifications, ACTIVE, DRIVER ONLY, ASSOCIATE and SERVICE members.
ACTIVE MEMBERS: must be at least 16 year old. They must hold either an National Safety Council First Aid or Red Cross card (at least 16 hours), New York State Certified First Responder or Emergency Medical Technician card and a CPR card. Our current membership consist of EMT’s, CPR and First aiders.
DRIVER ONLY: Must be at least 21 years old and have a clean drivers license. Most Driver Onlys go on to get their First Aid or EMT cards. We do require that Driver Onlys take CPR once they are members so, if needed, they will be an extra set of hands.
ASSOCIATE MEMBERS: Is someone who belongs to another emergency service agency, however wishes to volunteer with GOVAC. This member must be a member in good standing at their home agency. They may be Active or Driver Only members. These members need not put in a schedule or attend meetings and trainings (though they are encouraged to attend. ). However they must either ride 50 hours or do at least 10 calls a year and reapply annually.
SERVICE MEMBERS: who have been active riding members but now are not able to fulfill the requirements, yet they want to stay active. Service members must keep all cards up to date. Although they may not ride much, they are still very active behind the scenes.