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Our members on what volunteering firefighting means to them. LINK TO VIDEO

Parksville Fire Rescue paid on-call volunteers and career firefighters provide fire and emergency response services in the Parksville Fire Protection Area. Our firefighters are highly skilled professionals who value integrity, honesty, selflessness, commitment, courage, and are hardworking and family oriented.

We respond to almost 800 calls each year - structure fires, rescues, motor vehicle incidents, medical assistance, and public service requests. We rely on the commitment of paid on-call volunteer firefighters dedicated to public safety and community service.

We offer an outstanding training program, the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others and the chance to join our dedicated team.

  • Volunteer as paid on-call firefighter
  • Professional firefighter certification and ongoing training
  • Opportunity to serve your community
  • Personal growth, sense of achievement
  • Part of a team, your chance to be awesome!
  • Great benefits - paid on-call, WorkSafe, and more.
Consider joining our dedicated team of firefighters. If you have a desire to keep your community safe, checkout the recruitment section of our website and then give us a call to chat.

“Volunteering is a noble thing to do.” 
Parksville Firefighter Fiona Beales