Cadet Program
Live The Adventure

Have you ever watched firefighters fight a fire?

Have you ever seen fire trucks racing to an emergency scene?  Have you ever wondered what it's like to actually be part of the excitement?
By joining the Tess Corners Volunteer Fire Department Cadet Program you will get valuable,hands-on experience with real firefighters.

Be a Cadet

Cadets are a group of young men and women who have an interest in the fire profession.  Cadets experience similar training, duties and actual situations that Tess Corners firefighters handle on a daily basis.

Learn Valuable Skills

As cadet, you will meet weekly at one for the 4 Tess Corners  stations.  Training's are conducted in a  professional manner.  The business meetings are handled in a business like manner once a month.  Fire department personnel offer Cadets training in:

  • Fire Suppression
  • Equipment use and apparatus safety
  • Emergency scene safety
  • First Aid
  • CPR certification
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership Skills
  • New Friends
  • Self-confidence
  • A glimpse into the firefighting career

Fire  prevention, public education and safety demonstrations are also a valuable part of the community service offered by member of the cadets.

Should I apply for this program?

Besides learning fire skills, what's in this for you?

For starters, if you prepare and submit your application, you will gain many skills that may help you find a future job or gain admittance into a post-secondary school.  You get a chance to create a resume, summarize your goals and ambitions.  You also  have the opportunity to write an essay that describes why you would be a good for candidate for our first class.

Experience the thrill and excitement of being a Fire Cadet. For an opportunity to become a member of the Cadets call ( 414-422-9733 ) or stop at Tess Corners station #1 W144 S6731 Tess Corners Drive.