Emergency Management Agency

What is the Emergency Management Agency (E.M.A.)?


E.M.A. is a group of volunteers that assist police, fire and the public in emergencies and other times of need. This may include any of the following:
  • Traffic directing/redirecting
  • Securing the scene of a downed wire, tree or other hazard until appropriate personnel arrive
  • Street closings for events (Such as: carnivals, parades, block parties, etc.)
  • Many other "Calls for assistance" as needed

Who can be a member of E.M.A.?


There are many skill-sets and backgrounds that can make men or women an asset to E.M.A. Volunteers are often teachers, truck drivers, secretaries, office workers, factory workers, security guards, engineers, retirees, self-employed persons, college students or community-minded individuals.

There are some basic requirements for membership that include but are not limited to:
  • Be of generally good health
  • Possess a valid drivers license
  • Reside in close proximity to the Village of Midlothian
  • Have a clean driving and criminal record
  • Be willing answer calls for assistance that can come at all times of the day or night
  • Be available to attend meetings, trainings and events for the Village of Midlothian

How can I find out more/apply to volunteer?


Applications for E.M.A. can be made in person at Village Hall Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. or by downloading our application. For more information feel free to call Village Hall at (708) 389-0200.