Glenhaven Rural Fire Brigade

About the Brigade

Established in 1951, for over 60 years the brigade has voluntarily dedicated itself to fire education, and the prevention and protection of Glenhaven and its surrounding communities. Our fundraising and community activities assist with equipment, improvements and operation of the brigade. We thank you for your support and welcome your enquiries.

The Glenhaven Rural Fire Brigade is a part of The Hills District of the NSW Rural Fire Service. Made up of dedicated members of the Glenhaven community it assists residents during times emergencies, particularly bush and grass fires.

Our volunteers are crucial to the continued existence of the brigade.The Brigade encourages members of the community to come along and meet the Brigade and see if they would like to volunteer.

Particular roles within the Brigade are:

Captain: Oversees the majority of the Brigades functions and in particular takes responsibility for managing the operational function and capability of the Brigade

Senior Deputy Captain: Assists the Captain in whatever functions are required to perform that role

Deputy Captains: Assist in the general functioning of the Brigade, as well as performing the role of a field officer during incidents and Brigade activities

President: Assists the Captain through coordinating the administrative and governance functions of the Brigade

Secretary: Assists the President in ensuring the Brigade functions in accordance with its constitution, and the Brigades records and correspondence are accurate

Treasurer: Assists the President in ensuring proper control, expenditure and governance of the Brigades finances are exercised.

Training Officer: Makes sure the Brigades training needs are met and ensures the Brigade is operationally prepared to carry out its role.

Mitigation Officer: Assists the Brigade and District Office in planning mitigation activities in the area.

Community Engagement Officer: Takes responsibility for engaging with the local community, to provide them with the access to information they need to prepare themselves for a bushfire.

Equipment Officer: Ensures the Brigade has the adequate facilities, in working order, to carry out its role.

These are just some of the roles assigned to members of the Brigade, and they are all volunteer roles in addition to that of being a volunteer firefighter.

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