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  • New Recruitment Campaign
    New Recruitment Campaign

    The NVFC's Make Me A Firefighter campaign department portal is your one-stop shop for recruiting qualified folks looking to serve your community. Sign up at portal.nvfc.org to post your volunteer needs today! Learn more.

  • Board Meeting
    Board Meeting

    The 2015 NVFC Fall Meeting will takes place October 21-23 in Concord, NC. Learn more and register.

  • CSU Scholarships
    CSU Scholarships

    NVFC members can apply for one of two scholarships to Columbia Southern University. Learn more and apply.

  • Join the NVFC Today!
    Join the NVFC Today!

    You strive to be the best firefighter or EMT you can be, and the NVFC is here to help. Join today to access great NVFC member benefits! Learn more.

  • Take Action
    Take Action

    Use the NVFC's Capwiz advocacy tool to communicate with Congress on important issues impacting the fire and emergency services. Take action now!

  • It’s National Preparedness Month: Are You Ready for the Next Disaster?

    September is National Preparedness Month, and this year’s theme is “Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.” Each week of the month focuses on a different preparedness theme, includin…

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  • Expanding Roles and Increasing Natural Disasters Requires Even Greater Attention to Preparedness

    By Chief Kevin D. Quinn, NVFC Chairman   I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – I am extremely proud to serve my country and my community as a volunteer firefighter. It is a great privile…

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  • New Behavioral Health Training Now Available

    42.5 million Americans experience some form of mental illness each year, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Firefighters, EMTs, and rescue personnel are at an…

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  • New Cancer Awareness and Prevention Resources Available

    LION Apparel has partnered with the NVFC and other fire service organizations to create a series of cancer prevention and awareness resources for fire departments. These include recommended PPE operat…

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  • IAFC, NVFC Release Report on POV Safety for ESO Responses

    Guide Aims to Help Departments Minimize Injuries and Deaths while Using Privately Owned Vehicles The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC…

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