Kaeisha Little is a hardworking wife and mother of five who was looking to further her career in the medical field. Joining Riverdale Heights has not only given her the opportunity to learn on the job and has helped her in her EMT classes, but it has also given her a second family.
Fire Chief Aldo Zambrana wants to “redefine community service” at Riverdale Heights Volunteer Fire Department. Chief Zambrana says his department is a great opportunity for students at nearby schools because of all the government benefits offered.
Shawntell Collins is proud to be an EMT at Riverdale Heights Volunteer Fire Department. Shawntell thinks Riverdale Heights sets itself apart from other departments by being a diverse, close knit environment that supports its members in all aspects.
Carlos Guillen was looking for a change in lifestyle when he literally stumbled across Riverdale Heights Volunteer Fire Department. Riverdale Heights provided him the opportunity to do what he loves and gave him a place that felt like home.
As a freshman in college Dimond Corbin joined Riverdale Heights Volunteer Fire Department because of her love of volunteering and helping the community. She said that Riverdale Heights has helped her and the other members grow on another level.
As a young boy, Shariff Thomas says he would sit outside of different fire houses in hopes that he would get to see the firemen spring into action. He has dreamed of being a volunteer firefighter and Riverdale Heights made his dream a possibility.
Mayra Fernandez-Martinez is a Volunteer Firefighter at Riverdale Heights Volunteer Fire Department. She says there is a department out there for everyone, but Riverdale’s bond with the community is what sets their department apart from the others.