Volunteer Workforce Solutions

Volunteer Workforce Solutions A FEMA SAFER funded grant to assist volunteer fire departments with their recruitment and retention needs. www.volunteerfiretn.org, www.volunteerfirenc.org or www.everydayheroct.org

The Volunteer Workforce Solutions (VWS) programs use SAFER recruitment and retention grants to study traditional recruiting methodologies as well as Geographic Information system (GIS) based methodologies. VWS provides marketing material, training, and support to participating departments to ensure the success of their recruitment and retention campaigns. www.everydayherova.org for Virginia www.everydayheroct.org for Connecticut Follow us on Twitter @VWS_IAFC.

Looking for COVID-19 information for fire and EMS agencies? Check out the IAFC - International Association of Fire Chief...
05/30/2020
Coronavirus COVID-19

Looking for COVID-19 information for fire and EMS agencies? Check out the IAFC - International Association of Fire Chiefs COVID-19 webinars, dashboards and resources.

*Using the Enlarge Dashboard buttons on this page will take you to dashboards created by our partner, ESRI, which use their ArcGIS software. We're aware hackers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis; we want you to know these links and data are to and from reputable sites.

05/28/2020
COVID-19: Challenges Facing Volunteer Fire Departments

Don’t forget to check out the latest iChiefs podcast about how COVID-19 is impacting volunteer departments' staffing, operations, recruitment, training, & finances and how they're responding. https://bit.ly/2X7KNAr

While COVID-19 continues to impact all fire and emergency service agencies, it presents unique challenges for volunteer fire departments, especially when it comes to staffing, equipment, training, and finances. In this latest installment, Chief Kevin Cooney, South Windsor (CT) Fire Department, and D...

Learn how some departments recruited current and former volunteers to fill gaps in career staffing during COVID-19.
05/27/2020
Fire/EMS volunteers fill gap in the time of COVID-19

Learn how some departments recruited current and former volunteers to fill gaps in career staffing during COVID-19.

Examining the extraordinary measures to recruit current and former volunteers to fill gaps in career staffing

05/26/2020
Indiana Volunteer Workforce Solutions

Indiana Fire Chiefs Association is seeking 10 volunteer and combination departments to participate in Phase 1 of their recruitment and retention program. Apply by May 29!

Improve volunteer firefighter recruitment and retention We’re looking for Indiana fire departments to participate in the Volunteer Workforce Solutions (VWS) program. Apply Now Learn More Step-up and Respond Whether you do it for the excitement, the tradition, or the sense of family, when you answe...

Check out Harvard Business Review’s new series on Managing in an Anxious World. Part one explores how to lead through yo...
05/22/2020
Leading Through Anxiety

Check out Harvard Business Review’s new series on Managing in an Anxious World. Part one explores how to lead through your own anxiety.

Inspiring others when you’re struggling yourself

05/21/2020
COVID-19: Challenges Facing Volunteer Fire Departments

Have you listened to the latest IAFC - International Association of Fire Chiefs iChiefs podcast yet? Chief Kevin Cooney and Deputy Chief Edward Rush discuss the impact COVID-19 has on volunteer fire departments, especially when it comes to staffing, equipping, training, and finances…Listen Now

While COVID-19 continues to impact all fire and emergency service agencies, it presents unique challenges for volunteer fire departments, especially when it comes to staffing, equipment, training, and finances. In this latest installment, Chief Kevin Cooney, South Windsor (CT) Fire Department, and D...

05/20/2020

Are you a Virginia volunteer or combination department looking for recruitment assistance? Apply by this Friday May 22 to be considered for the Virginia Fire Chiefs Association Customized Recruitment and Retention Program. https://bit.ly/2VEHWQa

National VWS is offering scholarships to the Summer Session of Tim Shurr’s Mesmerizing Leadership class. Apply by tomorr...
05/19/2020

National VWS is offering scholarships to the Summer Session of Tim Shurr’s Mesmerizing Leadership class. Apply by tomorrow May 20! Class starts June 2. https://bit.ly/2JVXrPE

05/18/2020

Join the Indiana Fire Chiefs Association TODAY at 7 PM ET to learn about how your Indiana volunteer or combination department can take part in their recruitment and retention program. Register here: https://bit.ly/3fRzrcl

05/15/2020
COVID-19: Challenges Facing Volunteer Fire Departments

Have you listened to the latest iChiefs podcast yet? Chief Kevin Cooney and Deputy Chief Edward Rush discuss the impact #COVID19 has on volunteer fire departments, especially when it comes to staffing, equipping, training, and finances…Listen Now

While COVID-19 continues to impact all fire and emergency service agencies, it presents unique challenges for volunteer fire departments, especially when it comes to staffing, equipment, training, and finances. In this latest installment, Chief Kevin Cooney, South Windsor (CT) Fire Department, and D...

National VWS is offering scholarships to Tim Shurr's Mesmerizing Leadership class. Managing personality types, improving...
05/14/2020

National VWS is offering scholarships to Tim Shurr's Mesmerizing Leadership class. Managing personality types, improving communication among different generations, and instilling values within fire departments are just some of the topics included in the virtual program. Apply for a scholarship today! https://bit.ly/2WxOznL

05/14/2020
Indiana Volunteer Workforce Solutions

Reminder: Tonight is the first Indiana Fire Chiefs Association informational webinar at 7 PM ET. Learn how your Indiana volunteer or combination department can be a part of the IFCA’s recruitment and retention program.

Improve volunteer firefighter recruitment and retention We’re looking for Indiana fire departments to participate in the Volunteer Workforce Solutions (VWS) program. Apply Now Learn More Step-up and Respond Whether you do it for the excitement, the tradition, or the sense of family, when you answe...

05/13/2020

Are you a Virginia volunteer or combination department looking for recruitment assistance? Apply by May 22 to be considered as one of the 10 pilots for the Virginia Fire Chiefs Association Customized Recruitment and Retention Program. https://bit.ly/2VEHWQa

05/11/2020
Indiana Volunteer Workforce Solutions

Join the Indiana Fire Chiefs Association and VWS on Thursday May 14 at 7 PM ET or Monday May 18 at 7 PM ET to learn about how your Indiana volunteer or combination department can take part in their recruitment and retention program.

Improve volunteer firefighter recruitment and retention We’re looking for Indiana fire departments to participate in the Volunteer Workforce Solutions (VWS) program. Apply Now Learn More Step-up and Respond Whether you do it for the excitement, the tradition, or the sense of family, when you answe...

Are you a Virginia volunteer or combination department looking for recruitment assistance? Apply by May 22 to be conside...
05/09/2020

Are you a Virginia volunteer or combination department looking for recruitment assistance? Apply by May 22 to be considered for the Virginia Fire Chiefs Association Customized Recruitment and Retention Program. https://bit.ly/2SqLbso

Looking for more information on COVID-19? Check out the IAFC - International Association of Fire Chiefs resources, weekl...
05/07/2020
Coronavirus COVID-19

Looking for more information on COVID-19? Check out the IAFC - International Association of Fire Chiefs resources, weekly webinars and interactive dashboards.

*Using the Enlarge Dashboard buttons on this page will take you to dashboards created by our partner, ESRI, which use their ArcGIS software. We're aware hackers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis; we want you to know these links and data are to and from reputable sites.

Apply by May 22 to be considered as one of the 10 volunteer and combination departments, agencies or areas for the Virgi...
05/02/2020

Apply by May 22 to be considered as one of the 10 volunteer and combination departments, agencies or areas for the Virginia Fire Chiefs Association, Inc. Customized Recruitment and Retention Program. https://bit.ly/2VEHWQa

Join IAFC - International Association of Fire Chiefs President Chief Gary Ludwig in his call to arms by contacting your ...
04/30/2020

Join IAFC - International Association of Fire Chiefs President Chief Gary Ludwig in his call to arms by contacting your congressional representatives and telling them to support $5 billion each for the AFG and SAFER Programs to help fire and EMS agencies fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Write them at IAFC.org/TakeAction and view the video at https://bit.ly/35npoqH

Help the IAFC - International Association of Fire Chiefs document the need for federal funding to help your department m...
04/29/2020
Coronavirus COVID-19

Help the IAFC - International Association of Fire Chiefs document the need for federal funding to help your department maintain operations during the COVID-19 economic slowdown.

*Using the Enlarge Dashboard buttons on this page will take you to dashboards created by our partner, ESRI, which use their ArcGIS software. We're aware hackers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis; we want you to know these links and data are to and from reputable sites.

04/29/2020
Application to be a NCVWS Pilot Department

Today is the last day for North Carolina departments to apply for possible volunteer recruitment assistance.

We are seeking fifteen departments interested in taking advantage of research related to their own jurisdiction and leveraging turnkey marketing solutions for enhancing their volunteer recruitment strategies and efforts. In addition, there will be a statewide media campaign and trainings available t...

04/27/2020
Application to be a NCVWS Pilot Department

Are you a North Carolina department looking for recruitment assistance? Apply by April 29 to be considered to become one of the 15 NCVWS pilot departments.

We are seeking fifteen departments interested in taking advantage of research related to their own jurisdiction and leveraging turnkey marketing solutions for enhancing their volunteer recruitment strategies and efforts. In addition, there will be a statewide media campaign and trainings available t...

04/23/2020
IAFC Grant Assistance Program

Want ideas for your SAFER grant to recruit and retain volunteers? IAFC - International Association of Fire Chiefs members get a 25% discount on grant writing from FireGrantsHelp using code IAFC25

Fill out the form below for FREE customized grant help including grant research, grant alert notices and grant application reviews from our team of grant experts. Whether you're just starting your project or need to add the final touches to an application, our staff of grant consultants has teamed u...

Thank you to all the volunteer firefighters, EMS providers and emergency service providers.
04/22/2020

Thank you to all the volunteer firefighters, EMS providers and emergency service providers.

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We are glads to be honored by the Weston Historical Society. This also promotes our department and increases interest in others to join our department too. Lots of great pictures.