Become a Community Fire Volunteer

How to volunteer in your community as a Community Fire Volunteer to share fire safety advice with residents and businesses.

What's involved?

You'll provide advice about smoke alarms and fire safety in the home at multi-agency events and community fairs.

You can also get involved in other ways such as:

You need to be:

  • 18 or older
  • available for at least 6 hours a month
  • enthusiastic!

We'll give you:

  • ongoing training
  • uniform for when you are undertaking duties
  • support to extend your skills
  • expenses to cover any costs you incur whilst on duty
  • a sense of pride by ensuring a safer community

Apply to become a Community Fire Volunteer

Download the application form

Download our application pack (PDF, 67KB) for more information.

You can request an application pack from us:

After you've applied

We'll contact you to discuss in more detail and answer any questions you may have after we've received your application.

We will also tell you when the next induction course will be and invite you to an informal interview.

We run induction courses depending on the number of applications we receive, so please be aware you may experience some delay before you can engage with us. You can start training for the volunteer role after you've attended the induction day.