Non-Operational Members

Non-Operational / Support Members

Non-Operational Members are also known as Support Members.  They do not fight fires, however they provide vital support and assistance to their brigade and the community.

The roles conducted by Non-Operational / Support members varies between Brigades and commonly include:

  • Administration, logistical and financial management
  • Coordination of fundraising, campaigns, events and social activities
  • Media, promotion and publicity
  • Building and equipment maintenance
  • Coordinating the Junior Volunteer Development Program
  • Community education and preparedness
  • Member safety and welfare

You do not need any formal training or qualification to join as a Non-Operational member however many bring personal and professional experience, skill and knowledge that can be of great value to the Brigade, especially in roles such as Secretary, Treasurer, Communications etc.

Some of the considerations to becoming a Non-Operational volunteer with Upwey Fire Brigade include:

  • Live or work within Upwey or surrounding areas (preferred but not essential)
  • Attend brigade meetings and other brigade events
  • Enjoy contributing to your community

Some Non-Operational members are also operational members within the brigade.

Click here to enquire about becoming a Non-Operational Member (takes you to the official CFA website)

Click here for more information about Volunteering With CFA (takes you to the official CFA website)