Boise Fire Department

Ongoing Programs - Firewise Gardening Assistant

These community partners will assist the City of Boise Wildfire Mitigation Team with maintaining Firewise demonstration areas. Work will include weeding, dead-heading, planting, thinning, raking, etc.

The purpose of these project areas are for educational outreach to build community awareness of proper landscaping in wildfire prone areas.

While working on specific tasks, community partners may also interact with other mitigation partners, such as Idaho Firewise, landscapers and the general public.

Applicants must be 16 years or older. The schedule varies. Community partners should have experience interacting with the public and be knowledgeable and tactful in their approach.

To apply, click the "Fill in an application" button to the right.

Qualifications Required

  • Volunteer Handbook Review Must be Complete
  • Volunteer Orientation Must be at least Complete
  • Volunteer Waiver Must be Complete
  • Volunteer's Age Must be at least 16