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Keys to Getting Hired in Today’s Fire Service

Having what everyone else has will not be enough.

Syracuse Launches Junior Firefighter Program

Program will start kids as young as eighth grade on a career path to public service.
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Vallejo Fire Department Graduates Largest Recruit Class in Department History

It also contains the first female in nearly 20 years.

Voters Consider LOSAP Increase for New York Fire Departments

Brunswick Volunteer Fire Company No. 1, Center Brunswick Volunteer Fire Company and the Mountain View Fire District hope increase helps with firefighter retention.

Junior Firefighters Train to Serve Pennsylvania Communities

“They’re the future,” Pecile said, in a world where volunteerism is dying.

NVFC Releases New Research Report on Volunteer Fire Service Retention

The research was conducted in three phases over the course of several months in 2019 and 2020.

How to Recruit Volunteers While Reopening from Lockdown

Even though life isn’t back to pre-COVID times, there are still ways to promote your volunteers.

Tips for Every New Firefighter

Three serious tips from Fire Department Chronicles – no joking.

Pilot Program Trains Pennsylvania Inmates to be Firefighters

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections program could help volunteer fire departments struggling with recruitment.

The Future Firefighter Podcast: Becoming a Los Angeles City Firefighter

Host Chris Baker talks LAFD recruitment with City of Los Angeles Fire Department Captain Rick Najera.


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