Junior Volunteers
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Junior Volunteers

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.

Junior volunteers at CFA

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:

Fun  Friendship Belonging Volunteering
Responsibility  Challenges Teamwork Leadership
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.

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