Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Hatzalah Chicago. If you like to help people you have come to the right place. Hatzalah Chicago has many opportunities available including:

  • Emergency Medical Technicians / Paramedics (EMT-B, EMT-I, EMT-P)
  • Emergency Medical Dispatchers (EMD)
  • Medical quality control/improvement
  • Equipment and supplies maintenance

While we are highly interested in recruiting medical personnel in the community, you do not need to be in the medical field in order to apply for any of the above positions. Hatzalah Chicago will train qualified individuals. To qualify as an EMT-B/I/P though, you should meet the following criteria:

  • Live and/or work in Lincolnwood, Peterson Park, Skokie, or West Rogers Park
  • Willingness to commit to becoming a licensed EMT (minimum coursework of 120 hours for non-medical personnel)
  • Willingness to complete continuing education requirements and skills maintenance (approximately 4 hours per month)
  • Willingness to participate in monthly ambulatory shifts (approximately 8 hours per month)
  • Own a car with current registration, insurance and have a valid driver’s license
  • No felony convictions on record
  • Ability to give a minimum two (2) year commitment to the organization
Contact Information
Vehicle Information
High School
Current Employment
Personal Information

Please indicate the times and locations that you will be available during the following weekday time periods.

Morning Availability
Afternoon Availability
Evening Availability
Personal/Professional References
Rabbinic Reference
Applicant Agreement

All applicants must read and agree to the following to be considered.

  • I certify that all information provided on my application for membership in Hatzalah Chicago is factual.
  • I understand that as part of the screening process, the Membership Committee will make inquiries regarding my driver's license as well as seeking references from individuals who are acquaintances of mine, including but not limited to those provided in this application. Furthermore, I understand and hereby authorize Hatzalah Chicago through its designated agents, directors and officers, to investigate any of the facts set forth in this Application and conduct a criminal records background check.
  • I understand that it is the policy of the Membership Committee of Hatzalah Chicago not to discuss outside of the Committee the reasons leading to a decision of acceptance or denial of any membership application, to any individual, including the applicant, under any circumstances whatsoever.
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