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Questions about the National Junior Firefighter Program, starting a local program, or becoming a junior firefighter? Answers to frequently asked questions are below. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 1-888-ASK-NVFC.

The National Junior Firefighter Program provides an online system you can use to log in your hours of service with your local junior firefighter program. To register for the National Junior Firefighter Program, click on the Register Junior button in the left navigation area and follow the instructions to create your profile. Your department must be registered with the National Junior Firefighter Program in order for you to use the online system. If you department is not currently registered, ask your program coordinator to register the program. There is no cost to join or participate in the National Junior Firefighter Program. If you are not currently a member of a local junior firefighter program, use the search feature at the top of this screen to locate a program near you.

NVFC Junior Members receive incentive rewards as they reach certain benchmark levels of participation. Find out more and join today at www.nvfc.org/membership.

Our web site offers a searchable database of many existing known youth programs in local fire, rescue, and EMS departments across the nation. You may search the database by department name, zip code, or full state name to find a program near you. Once you locate a program, simply contact the program directly. Once you are a junior firefighter, return to this site to register with the National Junior Firefighter Program. You will then be able to keep track of your hours and receive rewards at certain milestones. If you are unable to find a youth participation program in your area, contact your local department to find out if they have an unlisted program.

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