Get Involved

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: