Saturday, April 13, 2024

EMSCNJ Member Benefits

Membership Benefits

Below is a listing of benefits squads and their members are eligible for as members of the Emergency Medical Services Council of New Jersey/New Jersey State First Aid Council.  The EMSCNJ/NJSFAC website is an excellent resource for obtaining information on these benefits

The following benefits are provided for the members of the EMSCNJ / NJSFAC:

  1. Free CEUs for EMTs through subscription to the Gold Cross Magazine.  Free CEU Classes at the Annual Symposium and Trade Show in October.
  2. Public Relations person available to assist squads with projects involving squad newspaper articles, recruitment material, etc.   There is also a “Media Kit” available for use by member squads and districts.
  3. Monitors and reviews all legislation and proposed regulatory actions that can have an impact on the Council’s member squads.
  4. Council represents our membership on the: NJ State Planning Group for Homeland Security, Homeland Security Critical Infrastructure Emergency Services Sector Working Group, NJ State Highway Traffic Safety Advisory Council, NJ EMS Advisory Council, EMT Training Fund, 911 Commission, NJ Fire and EMS Institute and the NJ Council on Volunteerism.
  5. Ambulance and Membership Training Standard Inspections are provided to District member squads to maintain ambulance and training compliance to ensure a high quality of EMS service throughout the state.
  6. An Annual Conference is held, where all members can attend, with vendors presenting new and available products.  The largest number of BLS CEU classes of any NJ conference are offered and important information is provided on various subjects.
  7. Council maintains communication with other statewide EMS groups outside of New Jersey.
  8. A Member Directory (on line) provides all important contact information on all member squads, state and federal agencies, as well as relevant legislation that has been passed.
  9. Scholarships are available for Cadets, Advanced Nursing Professions, and Paramedic training.


Check out the Benefits section below for $ savings such as: Product and Event Discount Eligibility (,, ID’s through VP), Deborah Heart and Lung Agreement (as seen Council website) for Council Members ( , Affinity Credit Union Banking ( , Home/Auto/Disability/Vision & Hearing Aid Plan Insurance Programs and Savings, Fairleigh Dickinson – Discounted College Tuition (See Council website).

Monitor the Council’s Education Page, Legislation Page, Major Events Page, Members Benefits Page and more at  The Council is continually looking for and reviewing additional member benefits.  Information is welcome on products and/or benefits that might be available for our members.    If you have information, pleasecontact your District VP. 

All squad members listed on their squad’s Council reports are encouraged to request to be added to the Council’s Broadcast List.

T-Mobile Wireless Plans for First Responders

T-Mobile has Cellular Service Plan Deals for First Responders

Magenta First Responder: Gives unlimited voice, messaging, and high-speed data service, at a discounted price for our first responder customers. Customers will receive a 20% discount on the first line and a 50% discount on lines 2-6. $25 per line for 4 lines with autopay. ($100/mo)

Some of the Plan Features include:

  • Unlimited Talk, text, and data
  • Mobile Hotspot data (first 3GB at 4G LTE speeds)
  • Netflix on Us (Available for 2+ Voice lines)
  • International Roaming
  • Taxes and fees included
  • Dedicated service manager

For additional questions or Quotes about pricing please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
All members/employees are eligible, whether existing T-Mobile customers or looking to switch from a different carrier. These exclusive offers for First Responders can be activated through our T-Mobile Wireless Perks phone number at 1-888-256-5541 with First Responders employee promo code 37615TMOFAV (please do not share this code outside of thre EMSCNJ).

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Fairleigh Dickinson University

EMS personnel who enroll at Fairleigh Dickinson University in off-campus BAIS and MAS programs are eligible for a scholarship that includes a 50% tuition discount in those 2 programs. FDU students may also receive immediate credit for 'life experience', CLEP (College Level Examination Program) or transfer credits from other colleges and universities. Contact Cathy Vacirca at 201-760-2412 or e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional information.

Gallagher Insurance (formerly Bollinger)

NJSFAC members are eligible for discounts on various insurance policies including auto insurance, homeowners / renters insurance, disability and long term care, and 2 Dental programs which both include a vision care discount program. Member Squads are also offered preferred rates on organization policies. For details, please visit: