SWFA Volunteer Applications are not being accepted at this time, except for experienced lateral firefighter applicants.  

Application documents are found at the bottom of this page

Please submit applications in person at:

2050 Lake Whatcom Blvd
Bellingham, Wa 98229

M-F 8am-4:30pm

Or via email to:


Our next hiring process is currently CLOSED
(Opening Again in February 2020)

For more information about our hiring process for full-time positions, please click here.

The following article explains a bit of our hiring process and what to expect when you become a volunteer.

If you have any further questions, please contact us:

South Whatcom Fire Authority


Application Documents 2017