CFA has over 250 Junior Brigades across Victoria. Young people aged between 11-15 years old can join CFA as junior members through the Junior Volunteer Development Program.
Run by CFA volunteers, Junior Brigades provide a range of safe, enjoyable and challenging activities for young people.
Find your nearest Junior Brigade - download the list (EXCEL 19k)
Cost: There is no cost to join and most activities are free. Some Brigades may organise optional fee-paying activities or excursions.
Uniform: All junior members will receive their own polo shirt, hat and set of overalls.
Age: Young people aged between 11 – 15 can become junior members.
When juniors turn 16 they can apply to become senior members of their brigade.
Activities: Team building, practical skills, fundraising, first aid, community service, sporting and social activities and excursions.
Each brigade is different so talk to either your local CFA Region office or local Junior Brigade to find out what activities they run. Not all Brigades listed will have an active program.
Junior Brigades are all about:
|Skill development||Community spirit||Commitment||Firefighting skills|
Junior volunteers also participate in regular brigade activities such as presentation nights, brigade meetings and also have the opportunity to compete in junior firefighting championships.
2017 Australian Fire Cadet Championships
Would you like to fly to Sydney, see the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House and walk around the Rock?
More importantly, would you like to represent Victoria at the Australian Fire Cadet Championships where you will learn new fire fighting skills, meet other interstate fire services volunteers and make new and lifelong friends?
Then download the following information and application forms:
- AFCC2017 NSW RFS AFCC Information Guide
- AFCC2017 CFA Information Kit
- AFCC2017 flyer
- AFCC2017 Junior Member Application Form
- AFCC2017 Junior Leader Application Form