Public Safety Student Live-In Program

The members of SMCC's Public Safety Student Live-In Collaborative - 16 area community partners and SMCC -- are dedicated to providing the highest degree of risk reduction and emergency services to the communities they serve, developing full time SMCC students into "career-ready" professionals and supporting students' academic success. 
 
Who is eligible to Serve as a Live-in Student?
Students enrolled full time in any academic program at Southern Maine Community College are eligible to serve as one of our 87 live-in students as long as they agree to complete basic fire and EMS training and serve as a community responder. If chosen, you will receive state-of-the-art training and certification, become involved in fire prevention, life safety education, fire and EMS emergency operations and a variety of other community services. You will also live in a fire-EMS station for free (saving thousands of dollars per year) and receive hourly pay for responding to emergency callsMany SMCC students who serve as live-in students graduate debt-free and are highly-sought-after by a wide variety of employers!
 
The program is a partnership of excellence among Southern Maine Community College and 16 participating communities (30 fire-EMS stations). Participation in this program will enrich your college experience, lower your education costs and add important community service credentials to your resume!
 
See Live-In-Program Info and Handouts for application info.
 
For more information, contact Steve Willis (swillis@smccme.edu ), Public Safety Student Live-In Program Coordinator.

 


 
 
Southern Maine (Click on name to open link to FD's Web site) :

Alfred             
Buxton
Cumberland 
Falmouth
 
 
  
 

 

 

Falmouth Live-In Students Featured on Cooking Show

Here's the link to the WCSH-6 cooking show featuring SMCC Fire Science and Paramedicine students who serve as live-in students in Falmouth, Maine:  http://www.wcsh6.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=175749 

Public Safety Student Live-In Program Info + Application

Completed applications are scanned and posted for review by all live-in departments as soon as they are received, so the earlier you apply, the better! 

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Joey Haberny, a 3rd year live-in student in Gorham, Maine originally from New York, shot this footage over a 1 month period with his Go Pro helmet cam. Although we are ready to provide the best essay writing services to students all over the world Enjoy! 

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Advice from live-in students and host FD officers.

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Perspectives from live-in students and fire-rescue chiefs.

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Frequently asked questions about the SMCC Public Safety Student Live-in program.

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