CFA volunteers come from all walks of life: mums, dads, professionals, tradespeople, students, unpaid professionals, retirees – everyone is welcome to apply.
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Use the online form to register your interest in becoming a CFA Volunteer, or search the map for your nearest Brigade.
What volunteers do
There are many different volunteer roles at CFA in both firefighting and support areas.
Meet some volunteers
Read some profiles of the volunteers who make up one of the world's largest volunteer emergency service.
Find out how to join, training requirements, time commitments and other frequently asked questions.
Employers of volunteers
Employers of volunteers play an important role. It would be extremely difficult for many volunteers to attend fire calls and related incidents without the support of their employers by providing time during working hours to attend emergencies.
Youth development program run by CFA volunteers providing safe, enjoyable and challenging activities for children aged between 11 and 15.
Welfare services for families
CFA provides free and confidential welfare support to families of CFA members.
Firefighters Assessment Panel
The Victorian Government has announced the formation of the Firefighters Assessment Panel to assist in the management and assessment of career and volunteer firefighter cancer related claims.