Join

As a 100% volunteer organization we rely on the support of the community to fill our ranks.  Come volunteer with us!!!

HAVE YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR MEMBERSHIP:

  • Must be 19 years of age or older.

  • Live in the fire district served by the Torbay Volunteer Fire Department.

  • Have access to a vehicle.

  • Be of good character.

  • Be of good health.

WHAT WE EXPECT OF YOU:

  • Commit to bi-monthly meetings and truck checks (every second Monday).

  • Be available for regularly scheduled training drills and practices.
  • Respond to all emergency calls when available.

  • Assist with fire prevention, public relations and general administrative duties.

WHAT WE PROVIDE TO YOU:

  • All required training at no cost to you.

  • All required personal protective equipment.

  • Insurance coverage.

  • A small honorarium based on attendance and training.

  • A rewarding and valuable volunteer experience.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Complete the application form and return it to the Town Hall during business hours, addressed to:

    TVFD
    ATTN: Shelaine Wade

    You can also email completed applications to tvfdpublicrelations@torbay.ca

  • When the department’s active membership falls below our regular numbers you will be scheduled for an interview with the Recruitment Committee.
  • You will be required to provide a Certificate of Conduct and a driver’s abstract.

  • All applicants will be ranked according to their scores from the interview and selection process and will be offered positions as recruits in the order of their ranking.

  • Successful applicants will join the department as Recruit Members and begin training at the Recruit Level.

  • After a six (6) month probation period is completed the Recruitment Committee reviews the recruits progress and a decision is made whether the applicant becomes an active member.

The successful Recruits then become “Active Firefighters” within the department.