Start your journey in public service early with the Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company and Newark Police Department Explorer Program!
The joint program offers young adults (high school youth between 14-18 years old) the opportunity to learn about firefighting, emergency medical services (EMS) and law enforcement while gaining leadership skills and providing community service. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in a future career in public safety.
Topics covered by Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company include:
Topics covered by Newark Police Department include:
The Explorer Program is part of a nationwide effort to introduce young people to the public safety community.
Explorers have the opportunity to explore hands-on career experiences, community service projects, and even scholarship opportunities. The program is great for building confidence, teamwork and friendships. It also looks great on a resume for college or the workforce!