Join the Cadet Team
There are two orientation sessions
(August 30, 2013 at 6 pm and September 11, 2013 at
9 am), where the cadet candidate must attend one of
these sessions. If the candidate is not yet 18
years of age a parent or guardian must be at the
orientation session, in order for the candidate to
proceed further in the process. Each session
will be held at the Mesa Fire and Medical Departmentâ€™s Volunteer
Center, 2830 East Adobe St, Mesa, AZ 85213.
- Be 15 years old but not older than
18 years old.
- Must be currently enrolled in junior
high school or high school. (Expected to
maintain a 'C' grade average).
- High school graduates and those with
a GED are eligible.
Cadet Rules and Guidelines
- $50.00 refundable deposit is required for the
- One Fire Cadet T-shirt
Applicants unable to pay the fees due to
financial hardship should contact
Jean Destories. Alternative funding
may be available.
Medical Clearance Required
Firefighting is a physically demanding job.
Each Cadet session will include physical
activity. All members are required to
provide medical clearance prior to starting