Who are our volunteers?
Our volunteers are regular members of the community just like you. If you are community minded and looking to make a difference we are looking for individuals to work with our existing members.
What do Volunteers do?
There are many ways that Volunteers can make a valuable contribution to the community. CFA welcomes different people with different skills to meet a wide variety of community needs. The brigade has two types of roles, firefighting and non-fighting roles (support team).
Firefighting Roles –
Refers to emergency operations roles that respond to a range of incidents, including firefighting, road accidents, industrial rescues, flood relief and chemical spills.
- Attending fires – bushfires and structural
- Conducting fuel reduction burns
- Attending road accident rescues
- Attending incidents involving hazardous materials
- Attending other emergencies including flood assistance
- Attending other types of rescue
Non Firefighting Roles –
- Fire Safe Kids presenters & other community education programs
- Fundraising activities
- Brigade training
- Brigade equipment maintenance
- Media and public relations
- Multicultural liaison
- Brigade administration
Benefits of being a volunteer
Being a CFA volunteer can involve some hard work, but the rewards are great. You can:
- Develop leadership and people management capabilities
- Learn new skills that help you in your professional and personal life
- Receive accredited training
- Meet new friends
- Be part of Victoria’s largest volunteer team
- Achieve personal goals
- Put something back into your community
- Involve the whole family
To register your interest please complete the following form: