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Do you want to be a CSFD Explorer?

Enrollment for the Colorado Springs Fire Explorers is one time a year that will take place in January 2021. Please do email your information for the up coming year. We will be intouch with each and everyone one of you. 

Our next enrollment and open house period for new CSFD Explorers will be January 2021 (date will be announced in October). If you are interested in joining our Fire Explorer program please email your contact information (Name, address, email address and phone number) to:

Janelle Smith - CSFD Explorers smitty2462@aol.com - 719-332-4030

 

Parents & Explorers

Wildfire Mitigation is beginning its process of hiring for the upcoming fuels management season. Anyone who knows of young adults (men and women), Senior through college age, who like (or need) hard work, love being outside, like being part of a very prestigious and well connected team, please read below.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department would like to invite applications for the position of Seasonal Fuels Technician with the Wildfire Mitigation Section. We are looking for hard working and community-oriented applicants with a desire to make an impact in the daily lives of their neighbors and help shape the future of their community. Job offers plenty of fresh air, daily exercise, and the chance to work with your hands! Gain experience with tools while learning about cutting edge mitigation practices! Daily tasks consist of neighborhood fuels reduction and vegetation management utilizing large equipment and tools. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join the Colorado Springs Fire Department and make a difference!

Applicants can apply at this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cosprings/jobs/2994313/seasonal-f.... If they have additional questions, please have them reach out to Ashley Whitworth at 719-385-7342 or ashley.whitworth@coloradosprings.gov

Good Morning Explorers and Parents,

Again there is a possibility of snow on Wednesday. Please watch your email and Facebook if the meeting is canceled. The call will be made Wednesday morning if we do decide to cancel, as we want you to be safe.

We are truly off to a great start and we ask that you keep up the communication as it is key.

The remaining schedule for February 2021 is as follows:

A-shift 2/24/21 Wednesday 1830-2030 Fire Prep Chapel Hills Mall **** Reminder meeting is from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm C-shift 2/27/21 Saturday 0830-1600 Tower Day @ FDC Headquarters ( where gear was issued) *** Depending on weather we might be at Chapel Hills Mall - watch email/FB if the location changes.

March Schedule:

C- Shift 03/03/2021 Wednesday 1830- 2030 TBD Chapel Hills Mall C- Shift 03/10/2021 Wednesday 1830- 2030 EMT Prep Chapel Hills Mall C- Shift 03/17/2021 Wednesday 1830-2030 Fire Prep Chapel Hills Mall B- Shift 03/24/2021 Wednesday 1830-2030 TBD Chapel Hills Mall A-Shift 03/27/2021 Saturday 0830- 1600 Tower Day @ FDC Headquarters

Explorers - please make sure you visit the CSFD Explorer Web page to start working on your NIMS 100 & 700. Website: http://www.csfdexplorers.org. While doing these classes please do not hesitate to reach out to your leadership for assistance. As they explained on Saturday, that is what they are there for. Once completed, you will need to print out your certificates and turn them into Mrs. Smith.

Social Media - we are on Facebook at: CSFD Explorers 1894 and on Instagram : csfdexplorers1894.

**** Tower Days for the Month of February and March - we are requesting that all Explorers attending these 2 Tower Days to please brown bag their lunches. We want to ensure we are meeting all requirements of CDC to be able to serve food. We are taking this approach to ensure safety for participants. Once we have are able to start providing lunches in a safe manner with the allowed guidelines we will advise you.

Reminder to all Explorers: Your Explorer Uniform is meant for Explorer meetings and events. It is not to be worn for any other activities. If you have any questions about this please reach out to us. Please make sure when you are attending any Explorer function of you have your complete uniform on.

All Explorers need to provide the 2 C's of the Code of Conduct.

Sincerely, Shannon Jantzen CSFD Explorer Post 1894 Advisory Board

Donation for Arthur Broch - Memorial Fund

It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of Arthur (Art)  Broch Capt. David Broch's father.

Donations in memory of Arthur (Art) Broch may be sent to Colorado Springs Fire Explorer Program:

C/O David Broch

10530 Marble Creek Circle

Colorado Springs, CO 80908

or

Transfer funds via zellepay.com ( you will need to download the app.) you will select: ExplorerPost1894@gmail.com.

 

Greetings to All

We hope everyone is staying safe and warm! There is a possibility of snow on Wednesday. Please watch your email and Facebook if the meeting is canceled. The call will be made Wednesday morning if we do decide to cancel, as we want you to be safe.

Captain Broch wanted to commend you all for getting your accountability in and being present at all of the meetings. We are truly off to a great start and we ask that you keep up the communication as it is key.

The remaining schedule for February 2021 is as follows:

A-shift 2/17/21 Wednesday 1830-2030 EMT Prep Chapel Hills Mall **** Reminder meeting is from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm A-shift 2/24/21 Wednesday 1830-2030 Fire Prep Chapel Hills Mall **** Reminder meeting is from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm C-shift 2/27/21 Saturday 0830-1600 Tower Day @ FDC Headquarters ( where gear was issued)

March Schedule:

C- Shift 03/10/2021 Wednesday 1830- 2030 EMT Prep Chapel Hills Mall C- Shift 03/17/2021 Wednesday 1830-2030 Fire Prep Chapel Hills Mall B- Shift 03/24/2021 Wednesday 1830-2030 TBD Chapel Hills Mall A-Shift 03/27/2021 Saturday 0830- 1600 Tower Day @ FDC Headquarters

Explorers - please make sure you visit the CSFD Explorer Web page to start working on your NIMS 100 & 700. Website: http://www.csfdexplorers.org. While doing these classes please do not hesitate to reach out to your leadership for assistance. As they explained on Saturday, that is what they are there for. Once completed, you will need to print out your certificates and turn them into Mrs. Smith.

Social Media - we are on Facebook at: CSFD Explorers 1894 and on Instagram : csfdexplorers1894.

**** Tower Days for the Month of February and March - we are requesting that all Explorers attending these 2 Tower Days to please brown bag their lunches. We want to ensure we are meeting all requirements of CDC to be able to serve food. We are taking this approach to ensure safety for participants. Once we have are able to start providing lunches in a safe manner with the allowed guidelines we will advise you.

Reminder to all Explorers: Your Explorer Uniform is meant for Explorer meetings and events. It is not to be worn for any other activities. If you have any questions about this please reach out to us. Please make sure when you are attending any Explorer function of you have your complete uniform on.

All Explorers need to respond to the following question: What is the CSFD Explorer Motto for 2021?

Sincerely, Shannon Jantzen CSFD Explorer Post 1894 Advisory Board