Caledon Fire and Emergency Services recruiting volunteer firefighters to join their team

May 31, 2023 (CALEDON, ON) – Caledon Fire and Emergency Services is launching a recruitment drive to hire volunteer firefighters, a role that involves responding to both emergencies and non-emergencies, including fires; medical emergencies; vehicle collisions and more.

To be eligible, interested applicants must be 18 years of age and up, have a valid G driver’s licence and live within 8km of a Caledon Fire Station. They must also attend one of three upcoming mandatory information sessions:

  • Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at 1:30 p.m. at Caledon East Community Complex - 6215 Old Church Road.
  • Monday, June 26, 2023, at 7 p.m. at Southfields Community Centre - 225 Dougall Avenue.
  • Wednesday, July 12, 2023, at 7 p.m. at Caledon East Community Complex – 6215 Old Church Road.

For more details and to register for an information session, please visit

“We are looking for everyday residents who want to join our Caledon Fire team. It doesn’t matter what full-time career or profession you have, you can still volunteer to help your community,” said Fire Chief Dave Forfar. “When you join our team you are also gaining a family. You’re learning more about your community, helping to keep your family and friends safe, and you receive valuable medical and fire training. These positions are also financially compensated for their time when responding to calls. I encourage anyone interested to attend an information session and find out more about helping keep our community safe!”

The application period opens on Thursday, June 15, the day after the first information session, and those eligible to apply have until Thursday, July 13 to submit their applications.

For more details on Caledon Fire and Emergency Services, please visit or follow them on Twitter @CaledonFireES.

Caledon Fire is looking to recruit volunteer firefighters