Casting Call

2024 ITS-MKE Firefighter Calendar Model Search

Join us on an extraordinary journey of compassion and support as we raise funds to assist Firefighters and their loved ones facing hardship due to severe medical conditions, injuries, or unexpected circumstances. This year, we're taking the excitement to new heights and are eagerly seeking charismatic individuals who are ready to make a memorable impact in the upcoming 2024 calendar. Yes, we're talking about YOU! Become a part of this captivating project as one of our esteemed "models."

Do you have what it takes to capture hearts and leave a lasting impression? We're looking for individuals who embody courage, charisma, and a zest for life. Show us your passion and dedication to making a difference, both on and off the calendar pages.

By joining us, you'll not only contribute to a remarkable cause but also become part of an empowering movement that celebrates strength, resilience, and unity. Together, we'll create an awe-inspiring calendar that inspires hope, raises awareness, and leaves a lasting impact on the lives of those we support.

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to be a part of something truly extraordinary. Submit your application now, and let your journey as a Milwaukee Firefighter Calendar model begin! Together, let's write a story of compassion, courage, and community.

“Models” wishing to be selected for the 2024 Calendar MUST…

  • Be a sworn Firefighter/EMT or Paramedic in any FD in SE Wisconsin.
  • Be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Be a member in good standing with the fire department and community.
  • Be willing to participate in a preliminary photo shoot prior to calendar “model” selections. (Scheduled for July 9th)
  • Be willing to participate in a photo shoot with a professional photographer either individually or with multiple “models.” “Models” must be willing to allow a few hours to complete their photo shoot.
  • Be willing to allow their photos to be published in the calendar as well as other publications for publicity and/or advertising for the calendar, including Ignite The Spirit social media.
  • Be willing to promote and support the cause by assisting in the sale of calendars and/or merchandise
    related to the calendar campaign.
  • Selected “models” may be asked to sell a minimal number of calendars outside of Ignite The Spirit events.
  • Be willing to participate in appearances at calendar launch parties or media events in support of the calendar and its sales. (We anticipate events/appearances starting in Nov. of 2023 through the new year of 2024. “Models” will be asked to participate in these events.)
  • Be courteous and professional with ALL members of the calendar staff including photographers, co-models, I.T.S. board members, etc., as well as members of the media, fire department and community while supporting and representing this campaign.

How the “Models” are selected and notified…

  • “Models” must meet the set criteria listed above.
  • The professional photographer and staff will select “models” based on the creative process and needs of the calendar and its vision/mission. Applicants will be chosen without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • Selected “models’ will be notified by Ignite The Spirit with specific details on their photo shoot including location, date/time, wardrobe requirements, etc.


All questions can be directed to Maria@IgniteTheSpiritMKE.com


Casting Photos 7/9. Final Photoshoot 8/9.