Become a Colwood Volunteer Firefighter

Gain valuable training and experience while serving your community in a big way.

Attendance at this information session is mandatory for those who would like to become a volunteer. Please RSVP to 250-478-8321 or

Who can apply?

Volunteer firefighters are your neighbours, your co-workers and your friends. They are caring and dedicated individuals who are prepared to come to your aid whenever they are called.

​Colwood Fire Rescue encourages applications from men and women who:

  • live in the City of Colwood
  • are 19 years of age or older
  • pass a criminal record check
  • meet NFPA 1582 medical requirements for firefighters
  • maintain a healthy lifestyle (e.g. no drugs or drinking to excess, and try to refrain from smoking)
  • are in good physical condition and able to carry out firefighting and rescue responsibilities
  • pass a physical dexterity test
  • attend a mandatory information session on becoming a volunteer firefighter

Preference is given to applicants with a class 3 or 5 driving license with a clean driving record and those who demonstrate they have the time and commitment to serve.

Spouses/partners are welcome to attend the information session. No children please.


Colwood Fire Rescue
3215 Metchosin Road


Feb 19, 2019 - 06:30PM to 08:00PM


Colwood Fire Hall
3215 Metchosin Road, Colwood, BC
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