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This video highlights some aspects of being a volunteer firefighter.

Firefighter position overview


As a volunteer firefighter, you are expected to respond to both emergency and non-emergency situations, including:

  • Fires (including structure, vehicle and wild land fires)
  • Medical emergencies
  • Vehicle, machinery, and other rescue calls
  • Alarm activations and investigations
  • Public calls that require assistance

To be eligible as a candidate, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a valid G driver's license with no more than three demerit points
  • Attend an Information Session
  • Have a clean vulnerable sector check

Eligible candidates must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Attend one of the scheduled Information Sessions
  • Possess a clean vulnerable sector check
  • Live within 5 km of a Caledon fire station

You'll also develop and keep an acceptable level of training, knowledge and skill sets as needed.

We consider the following to be an asset:

  • A valid DZ License with no more than three (3) demerit points on a current driver's abstract
  • First Aid, CPR and defibrillator training
  • Firefighter Pre-Service education
Volunteer tests

Once you qualify, you must take a:

  • Volunteer Firefighter Aptitude Test (view a sample test)
  • Volunteer Firefighter Physical Test (attend an Information Session for details)