Mission Statement Protecting the lives, property and environment within our community

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Our Mission

The La Honda Volunteer Fire Brigade exists to protect the lives, property and environment within the community and surrounding areas served from fires, disasters and emergency incidents through education, prevention, training and emergency response. As a Brigade we are a group of individuals organized to function as a unit in order to serve the visions, values and goals of our community.

Vision

The Brigade promotes equal service to all areas of the region in which it serves.

Values

The Brigade is committed to:

  • Community Service – listen and respond to those we serve
  • Diversity – respect individual differences
  • Integrity – maintain the highest ethical standards
  • Teamwork – strive for a collaborative relationship based on mutual trust and understanding – work together to resolve issues
  • The Volunteers – our greatest asset
  • Goals – Recruit, develop and retain qualified personnel

Provide a healthy and safe working environment
Provide training and equipment to successfully perform job assignments
Provide educational opportunities for personal enrichment
Recognize accomplishments and celebrate contributions to the organization
Provide optimum service levels to meet community needs
Maintain community identity in areas served
Be innovative and utilize technology for service improvements
Sample community input on quality of services
Promote inter-district cooperation
Recognize and act upon the need for fire prevention
Control emergency incidents which threaten lives, property and the environment through effective emergency incident management
Uphold the rich tradition of the La Honda Volunteer Fire Brigade according to the beliefs and visions of its founders
The intent of this statement is to remind all volunteer firefighters of their purpose during service as brigade members and to establish a mission for all of us to work toward while keeping in mind the best interests or out community – our #1 priority.