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Recruitment 2014 now open Fire & Fynbos Awareness Day VWS Open Day – 30 November 2013
 
Recruitment 2014 now open

Recruitment 2014 now open

Watch our recruitment video HERE>> Recruitment for the 2014-15 fire season is now open. If you would like to join the Volunteer Wildfire Services as a member this year, please go to our Join the VWS page for more details. We need people to help with fundraising, admin, logistics, driving, control room and planning team […]

Fire & Fynbos Awareness Day

Fire & Fynbos Awareness Day

On the 27th April 2014 the Volunteer Wildfire Services Jonkershoek will be holding our annual Fire & Fynbos Awareness Day at the beautiful Lievland Wine Estate near Stellenbosch. Awareness Day is an important fund raising event for the VWS with 100% of the proceeds assigned directly to VWS operational costs in order to provide training […]

VWS Open Day – 30 November 2013

VWS Open Day – 30 November 2013

We are very excited to announce the much awaited and now annually held 2013 VWS Open Day. This year is it taking place on Saturday, 30th November in the customary Newlands Fire Base! The VWS OPEN DAY at Newlands is a great fun-filled Family Day aimed at, not only, creating awareness, but also raising funds […]

Recruitment 2014 now open

Recruitment 2014 now open

27 February 2014

Watch our recruitment video HERE>> Recruitment for the 2014-15 fire season is now open. If you would like to join the Volunteer Wildfire Services as a member this year, please go to our Join the VWS page for more details. We need people to help with fundraising, admin, logistics, driving, control room and planning team […]

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Fire & Fynbos Awareness Day

Fire & Fynbos Awareness Day

03 February 2014

On the 27th April 2014 the Volunteer Wildfire Services Jonkershoek will be holding our annual Fire & Fynbos Awareness Day at the beautiful Lievland Wine Estate near Stellenbosch. Awareness Day is an important fund raising event for the VWS with 100% of the proceeds assigned directly to VWS operational costs in order to provide training […]

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VWS Open Day – 30 November 2013

VWS Open Day – 30 November 2013

19 November 2013

We are very excited to announce the much awaited and now annually held 2013 VWS Open Day. This year is it taking place on Saturday, 30th November in the customary Newlands Fire Base! The VWS OPEN DAY at Newlands is a great fun-filled Family Day aimed at, not only, creating awareness, but also raising funds […]

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Ou Kaapse Weg / Silvermine Fire

Ou Kaapse Weg / Silvermine Fire

17 October 2013

On Friday the 4th October a reminder that Fire Season is not even round the corner anymore, but well and truly here (and a little earlier than expected), was the Fire Call in the afternoon, at 15h00. The weather was cool, but the wind was blowing hard and the previous week had been hot with […]

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Glencairn Heights Fire

Glencairn Heights Fire

29 August 2013

Believe it or not, fires happen all year round! Every year during winter there is at least one wildfire in Table Mountain National Park, and this year proved no exception, even with all the torrential rain we’ve had recently. At 20 minutes past midnight on the morning of Tuesday the 27th of August, a fire […]

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Meet our Managers

Meet our Managers

22 August 2013

Meet the 24 members of the VWS who have stepped up to the lead the organisation as the Board Of Directors and Station Management Teams. These members, as well as being fire fighters, have chosen to dedicate their spare time to further serving the VWS by carrying out vital administration roles. This not only contributes […]

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