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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 Office or any member of the Fire Department.
  • 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.