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:
Century House/New West Youth Centre: 620 Eighth Street
Moody Park Arena: 701 Eighth Ave
New Westminster Fire Hall #1: 1 East Sixth Avenue
New Westminster Fire Hall #2: 820 13th Street
New Westminster Fire Hall #3: 1011 Ewen Avenue
Queen's Park Arena: 51 3rd Avenue, New Westminster
Queensborough Community Centre: 920 Ewen Avenue
Download the application package:
Need more information?
Contact Youth Services Assistant Coordinator Paolo Zenone: email@example.com 604.515.3801