Youth: Get Paid EMT Training!

Paid Youth Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification and Firefighter Awareness Program

Application deadline extended until 11/22/2013

Have you heard about this great opportunity for St. Paul residents aged 18-24? Get paid training and certification in EMT! People working in this field can earn $40,000-$50,000 annually.

The Saint Paul Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Academy is an intensive Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification and firefighter awareness program.


1) 240-hour program

2) Must be youth ages 18-24 and residents of Saint Paul

3) Admitted participants are paid an hourly wage for training, which lasts 10-14 weeks

Upon graduating from the EMS Academy, alumni earn National EMT certification, 9 college credits through Inver Hills Community College, and valuable job competency training.

The EMS Academy is a collaboration of the Saint Paul Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity (HREEO), the Saint Paul Fire Department (SPFD), Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Youth Job Corps (YJC), Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) Hubbs Center, and Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties (CAPRW).
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