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Membership

Any person with a desire to become a member (volunteer) of our charity may apply to the Administrative Secretary to become a member of the Bajan Fire Fighters' Network.  The four established classes of membership are as follows:

 

  • Ordinary Membership: Ordinary members of the Barbados Fire Service, members of other enlisted organisations or institutions and members of the general public shall form the body of the Charity. Ordinary members shall be entitled to attend, speak, vote, hold any office and be entitled to all the benefits of the Charity.

 

  • Junior Membership: Persons under the age of 18 may be granted membership with the approval of their parent or guardian. Junior members shall be entitled to all the benefits of ordinary members except the right to vote.

 

  • Honorary Membership: Honorary members may be appointed by the Executive Committee. Honorary members shall enjoy the benefits of ordinary members but shall not have the right to vote at meetings or hold any office within the BFFN.

 

  • Life Membership: Maybe bestowed on a person who in the opinion of the Executive Committee shall befitting of such an honour. Life members shall be entitled to all the benefits of Honorary members.

 

Members (volunteers) of the charity can be financial or non-financial.  After 30 days a member (volunteer) shall be deemed a non-financial member if his/her annual subscription fee is not submitted. Non-financial members shall be deemed to be in good standing upon resuming payment of subscriptions. Non-financial members are not eligible to hold office on the Executive Committee or vote during elections. 

Volunteer Benefits

Becoming a member and volunteering is one of the most rewarding things you can do. Here (see below) are some of the great benefits and reasons to volunteer!

 

  • Special incentives - volunteers are eligible for our incentives and motivational awards. 

  • Make a difference - volunteering can have a profound and positive effect on people.

  • Be part of a team - Volunteering can help you feel part of something outside your circle of friends.

  • Meet new people - volunteering provides opportunities to network and meet new people.

  • Learn new skills - volunteering allows for personal development by learning exciting new skills.

  • Gain confidence - volunteering can help you gain confidence and build a real sense of achievement.

  • Job opportunities - volunteering has allowed some persons to be exposed to resources and potential employment. 

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