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Youth Firefighter Program: Apply May 26

Ready to pursue your dream of becoming a firefighter? The New Westminster Youth Firefighter Program (YFFP) is the perfect opportunity for students in grades 10 - 12 interested in a firefighting career.

The New Westminster Youth Firefighter Program (YFFP) is a collaborative initiative between The Justice Institute of B.C., New Westminster School District, New Westminster Fire Department, and the City of New Westminster.

This exciting program offers a condensed and immersive fire academy-like experience, providing instruction on firefighting skills, personal protective equipment, and first aid. With regular attendance required, you'll be fully engaged in the program, which aims to give you a taste of the firefighting profession.

This is a unique chance to challenge yourself, learn new skills, and gain valuable workplace experience. The YFFP is designed to be a fun, educational, physical, and mentally stimulating program, perfect for those interested in pursuing a career in the fire service. Download an application form below and be ready for an interview to potentially be selected for the program. Don't miss out!

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, May 26, 2023

Note: Preference will be given to applicants who are residents of New Westminster, but applicants do not have to live within the city limits.

Please return the completed package to ANY of the following New Westminster locations:

Download the application package:

New Westminster YFFP 2023 Application Package-compressed
Download PDF • 306KB

Need more information?

Contact Youth Services Assistant Coordinator Paolo Zenone: 604.515.3801

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