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MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS 

A key pillar for the CAFC is to advance the issues of the Fire Service and help develop the leadership capabilities of Chief Fire Officers across Canada. A CAFC membership helps benefit the fire service across the country and provides you with the designations, education, resources and tools to help you bring real value to the leadership role you play in your community / organization.

  

  

ADVOCACY & GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

CAFC - The Voice of the Fire Service – speaks with one voice representing the interests of the nation’s fire departments and their Chief Fire Officers.

  • Government Relations Week – make a difference with policy makers. From Tax Credits to Transport of Dangerous Goods, First Responder Mental Health and National Building Codes – the CAFC is front and center federally and assisting partners provincially in areas of concern for Chief Fire Officers across Canada.
  • Policy Development – CAFC has invested in new human resources to help work with and develop robust policies for the fire service.
  • CAFC Government Relations and Policy Committees – great opportunity to grow your network and understanding of the issues facing you locally and nationally. 

 

STAYING IN THE KNOW - COMMUNICATIONS  

You are busy being pulled in many directions. Let CAFC help you keep abreast of what’s happening in the community.

  • CAFC E-newsletter – our weekly update on the news and happenings at CAFC and in fire departments around the country.
  • Firefighting in Canada Magazine – our bi-annual CAFC section provides more in-depth coverage of topics pertinent to you and your department.
  • Social Networking – Canada’s leading fire service Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin sites.
  • CAFC Website – The CAFC website is regularly updated and offers a wealth of information to the general public and members alike. Information reserved for members is located in the secure Members Area, which requires an ID and password, provided by the CAFC.

 

 

EDUCATION, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & CAREER SERVICES

With your CAFC Membership take advantage of opportunities to grow your career and community.

  • Online Leadership Courses & CAFC Leadership Certificate – what would usually cost you thousands of dollars for course fees and travel you can now do from the comfort of your office / home! All is included in your membership fee.
  • CAFC Career Center – CAFC Career Centre offers professional services to help you build and manage your career for maximum potential for success - post your CV in your own private career area where employers and recruiters can search / view your CV. Additional services include resume writing, career coaching and career tips.
  • CFO Program – Our revamped CFO program will be open to all Chief Fire Officers in 2016 – an important tool that will help you get recognized as a valued leader and provide more career options.
  • Fire Rescue Canada – Canada’s premier national education conference for Chief Fire Officers
  • Beyond Helmets and Hoses – This course provides a hands-on introduction to the management of small volunteer or composite fire departments.   Designed and delivered by active chief  fire officers from across Canada, the course is packed with practical hands-on fire department examples on how to provide leadership.

 

YOU CAN MAKE A CONTRIBUTION 

From participating on the Board of Directors, CAFC committees and/or external fire service working groups CAFC provides members with volunteer to build their network, learn new skills and give back to the fire service.

 

From participating on the Board of Directors, CAFC committees and/or external fire service working groups CAFC provides members with volunteer to build their network, learn new skills and give back to the fire service.

 

 

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    Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs - Membership Services

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    Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7X6

    Phone: 1-800-775-5189

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