The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) Junior firefighter programs give young people the chance to learn about local fire, rescue, and emergency medical services response organizations in a safe, controlled, educational, and fun way while providing departments with an excellent recruitment mechanism. Young people can use the National Junior Firefighter Program to find a local program, learn what it means to be a junior firefighter, and log their hours of service to receive special recognition and incentives as they reach certain milestones.
The Junior firefighter program is a very positive way for young people to spend their time, while preparing them for the fire service. If your interested in becoming a Junior Firefighter click the link below or go online to: http://nvfc.org/page/1030/Search_for_a_Program.htm
To learn more about the National Junior Firefighter Program, utilize the online resources, or register your existing program, visit www.nvfc.org/juniors . Questions can be sent to email@example.com or call 1-888-ASK-NVFC (275-6832)
Resources available at www.nvfc.org/juniors
EXAMPLES of JUNIOR FIREFIGHTER PROGRAMS: California
Los Angeles County Fire Department Los Angeles, CA
Contact Info: (323) 881-2411 firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Address: fire.lacounty.gov/Programs Events/YouthFireExplorer
Description: The Los Angeles County Fire Department Explorer Program is divided into 21 Explorer posts. Each post is centrally located enabling membership to reflect the community. Post size is limited to 25 Explorers led by an Explorer Post Advisor who is a Professional Firefighter. If you meet entrance requirements, you will qualify for a 12 day training academy held on 6 consecutive weekends. Upon graduation, you will be qualified for various activities.
Hamilton City Fire Protection District Hamilton City, CA 95951
Capt. Rene Irick: (530) 826-3355 email@example.com
Description: Junior Cadets 6 thru 12 / Cadets 12 thru 15 /
Senior Cadets 15 thru 18. Junior Cadets require an adult family member in the Department. Fire training includes live burns, no active wild fire. CPR, first Aid, First Responder & EMT. Basic & Advanced training available. 24 hr station tours after 15 yrs of age, 1 Mentor per Cadet.
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