WVRS provides 100% volunteer coverage on overnights and weekends. Our volunteer shifts are not supplemented by paid personnel, which is a key differentiator between other Montgomery County stations. On average, each volunteer dedicates roughly 80/hrs per month at the station.
WVRS is a world-class volunteer station with one of the largest call volumes in the State of Maryland. It is the station to be at to experience a high-energy diverse assortment of emergency medical, fire, and rescue calls.
The Duty Crews are Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Monday – Thursday crews are on duty from 5:00 pm until 7:00 am the next day. Friday crew is on duty from 5:00 pm until 12:00 pm Saturday. Sunday crew is on duty from 12:00 pm until 7:00 am Monday.
Saturday weekend duty (12:00 pm until 12:00 pm Sunday) is covered by each crew once every 4 weeks. Friday crew and Sunday crew do not pull Saturday duty.
Monday Crew – 5:00pm – 7:00am each week with one weekend shift per month.
Tuesday Crew – 5:00pm – 7:00am each week with one weekend shift per month.
Wednesday Crew – 5:00pm – 7:00am each week with one weekend shift per month.
Thursday Crew – 5:00pm – 7:00am each week with one weekend shift per month.
Friday Crew – 5:00pm – 12:00pm each week.
Sunday Crew – 12:00pm – 7:00am each week.