Training topics include:
Since 1999, the City of Hallandale Beach has sponsored its Community
Mentorship Scholarship Program. The program is intended to give
students with ties to the community, the opportunity to pursue their
education as a firefighter/paramedic. However, the program is more than
a scholarship fund and includes one-on-one mentoring from some of our
best paramedics and officers to give our applicants every resource to
succeed. To qualify, and applicant must:
Students accepted must maintain at least a 2.5 G.P.A. and commit to at
least 12 hours of ride times and station review throughout the program. The application period is October 1st - March 1st. Applications can be picked up at Fire Administration 8 am- 5pm, Monday through Friday. Awards are announced during the month of April.
Driver Engineer Paramedic Eloy Cardenas
is a 2001 graduate of Hallandale High School and the Community
Mentorship Program’s first graduate. He completed Fire Academy in
2001, graduated paramedic school in December of 2003, and was hired by
the Department in July of 2003. He is currently employed with our
department and is usually assigned to one of our engines.