Volunteer Spotlight: Patrick O’Shaughnessy

Name: Patrick O’Shaughnessy
Title: Volunteer Firefighter/EMT Safety Officer
Department Name: Team Rubicon/WA State Gov.
Location: Blaine, WA

Why are you an NVFC member?
To help support the mission of the volunteer firefighter and the volunteer community.

What is your occupation?
Safety advisor

Why are you a volunteer firefighter, EMT, or rescue provider?
I really want to give back to my community. It really is just that simple. I have meet so many wonderful, like-minded people while volunteering.

What are your memorable moments as a firefighter or EMS provider?
Graduating from firefighting school. Being asked to speak at the high school graduation as a volunteer firefighter.

What contributions have you (and your department) made in your community?
Fundraising has been huge. We support all local charities and lend a hand when we can.

Interested in serving your community? Find volunteer fire service opportunities at www.MakeMeAFirefighter.org.