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Recruitment and Retention Articles


Recruitment and Retention


Links
Fire Service Exploring - Locate a Program in Your Area Firefighters Bookstore: Firefighter books, videos and software The Burning Issue National Fire Service Magazine
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Recruitment and Retention Tips
Beware of the animals Protecting the radio Finding work as a wildland fire contractor Key considerations for diversity recruitment and retention
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Videos
So you want to be a volunteer firefighter? Mini-doc spotlights importance of volunteer firefighters Minn. fire department recruiting inner-city teens Volunteer firefighter shortage plagues Idaho towns Viral video shows soldiers beating new firefighter recruits
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Articles
The fire department not only welcomes older candidates, but they seek them out over younger firefighters ...
Falling numbers and aging staffs pose an escalating risk to people and property ...
The grant money would train and equip 50 volunteers; the department now has 200 volunteers. ...
The chief and Capt. Gene Shealy set six specific goals; read them below to help recruit and retain volunteers at your department ...
The volunteer departments need donations and grants to survive ...
One suggestion is to reimburse current members for training expenses and to pay new members for completing the courses ...
Volunteers will be compensated per hour or service call; rates range from $12-16 per call no matter how long it takes ...
The legacy of service extends through multiple generations, with parents passing their knowledge, dedication and passion to their children ...
The department's number of volunteers has dropped 22 percent while its emergency calls have increased 12 percent ...
Officials need to spend more on the recruitment of qualified women and minorities and develop ways of ranking candidates ...
The chief said volunteer firefighter numbers have been dwindling due to members' job placement outside the area or inability to meet the time commitment ...
There's always going to be something to worry about, but a new year does offer everyone a new start and new optimism. ...
Two key pieces of legislation were made law by the efforts of firefighters; similar effort is needed in 2015 to protect our interests. ...
From the easy to the slightly outrageous, albeit needed, here's a look at what to expect in the coming year. ...
We can ill afford to whiff at an opportunity to give volunteer firefighters a much needed break and reward for their efforts. ...
"The discipline you have in the military really transfers over to the discipline you need to have as a firefighters," one new hire said ...
The bill would help bolster staffing by allowing them to claim a portion of the value of the services they donate each year as a charitable donation ...
At the end program, students can take a test to become certified EMTs; they also get college credit for the class ...
Waiving a residency requirement will allow a New York volunteer department to be fully staffed. ...
Politics, financial constraints and increased educational demands contribute to a disinterest by millennials to engage in a volunteer role ...





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