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The Cedar Rapids Fire Department is excited about this opportunity for young women to participate in a Fire Academy. For the first time ever the Cedar Rapids Fire Department will offer a young women's fire academy. Fully Involved is designed to introduce young women between the ages of 15-19 to firefighting as a career.



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Mission

To provide leadership and career development opportunities in the fire service for women

Vision

To empower, inspire, and support strong women leaders


Goals

Courage -  The quality that allows someone to take on a challenge that is difficult, dangerous, uncertain, or once thought to be beyond reach

Leadership -  The ability to make sound decisions, build trust, and inspire others to be successful in reaching their goals

Attitude -  Choosing to use a positive or “can do” thought process to increase achievement and motivate others

Strong - Having the physical and mental strength to promote confidence and a positive attitude

Steadfast - To be firm and unwavering in purpose, loyalty and resolve

 

Learn what it takes to be a firefighter:

  • Become CPR Certified           

  • Personal Protective Equipment                                             

  • Hoseline Handling

  • Physical Qualification Test

  • Search and Rescue Techniques

  • Fire Extinguisher Training

  • Leadership and Team Building

  • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

 

Where: Cedar Rapids Fire Department, 713 First Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids IA

When: July 31st- August 3rd 2017, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Who: Young Women 15-19 years old

Cost: $30

       
                                                                                                            
To Request an application packet, please complete the following form:
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