Fire & EMS Cadet Program

Are you interested in a career as a Firefighter or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)? The Beavercreek Township Fire Department Auxiliary is in their sixth year of the Fire / Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Cadet Program. The Cadet career education program is for young men and women who are at between 16 and 20 years old and are currently living in Greene, Clark or Montgomery counties..

The Fire & EMS Cadet Program is a hands-on program open to young men and women ages 16 to 20 years old with an interest in learning more about careers in the field of fire or emergency services.


The Cadet Program provides exciting activities and one-on-one mentorship for youth looking to discover their future. The Fire and EMS Cadet Program provides exciting activities and mentorship for youth interested in exploring the possibilities of a career in the Emergency Services.  Being a Cadet is a great place to start.

Learn more about why you should get involved.


The most popular Fire & EMS Cadet careers include:

  • Firefighter
  • EMT
  • Paramedic
  • Emergency services coordinator
  • Shelter manager

The Cadet Program combines some classroom training with hands-on lessons. You get to experience firsthand what it’s like to be a fire fighter, emergency services coordinator or paramedic.

The Fire & EMS Cadet Program offers the following benefits:

  • Improved self-confidence
  • Leadership experience and social network development
  • Fun and Exciting “hands-on” career experience.
  • Community service opportunities through the activities of the BTFD Auxiliary
  • College & Career Readiness preparation


Our Cadet Post 343 meets principally at Station 1 at 2195 Dayton Xenia Road. Cadet’s visit and spend time at all of our stations, learning about each piece of equipment. Cadets also participate in Department trainings and once certified are encouraged to do ride alongs on a regular basis with our firefighters.  These ride alongs provide real life experience for the Cadets as they accompany our firefighters on their daily emergency runs.  

When do Cadets meet?

The Beavercreek Fire Cadet Post meets 3-4 times per month with schedules sent out quarterly.

The Fire & EMS Cadet program is taught by Beavercreek Township Firefighters and a Division Chief.  The adult advisors are all volunteer members of the BTFD Auxiliary. The Program is flexible enough to fit in with other activities during the year to meet the needs of the Cadets and the Fire Department.


Student Benefits:

  • Strong Personal Values and Character Development
  • Build self-worth and self-confidence
  • Leadership development
  • Social development
  • Unique career experiences, networking & internships
  • Personal development
  • Volunteer community service
  • Group collaboration and teamwork




If you would like to take part in our Fire / EMS Cadet Program, please complete the Fire / EMS Cadet Registration Form and you will be automatically registered. Someone will then contact you with additional information.

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