Anyone can volunteer, provided you:
Currently Volunteer Wildfire Services is based in the Western Cape only. We have stations at:
No prior experience is needed, as we provide all the training to enable you to fulfill your desired role. However, being an outdoors person who likes hiking is an asset to be a firefighter. You can fill many roles besides being a firefighter though Currently Volunteer Wildfire Services is based in the Western Cape only. We have stations at:
Once you have attended an information session and filled in an application form (available only after attending an Information Session), you will undergo training in the winter months. This involves skills and fitness training in the form of hikes and scenarios. You will need to complete an orientation, training sessions and a full weekend course to qualify with us.
Further information about training, fire season and all the other requirements of joining will be available at the information meetings, there will also be members who can answer any questions you have. You need to attend an Information Session before you can fill in an application form.
Further details will be emailed to you closer to the event time.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions (besides booking a spot at information sessions - use the RSVP Form do that).
For more general info about VWS, check out our website: www.vws.org.za
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