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NVFC Announces 2021 Training Summit and 2020 Virtual Preview

May 26, 2020: In response to the worldwide pandemic, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has postponed its in-person 2020 Training Summit. The next Summit will now take place May 21-22, 2021, in Orlando, FL....
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Travel Stipends Available to Attend the NVFC Recruitment & Retention Experience

May 26, 2020: The NVFC Recruitment & Retention Experience, an educational and networking event focused on issues relating to volunteer fire service staffing, will take place September 25-26 in Cleveland, OH. To...
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Toolkit from NVFC and PHMSA Helps Departments Eliminate Some of the Guesswork in Pipeline Response

May 26, 2020: By Tom Miller and David Bullard As of April 2020, there were 301,960 miles of natural gas transmission lines in the United States along with 17,414 miles of gathering and 1,328,271 miles of...
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Stress & Life Management – Finding Your Life Balance as a Volunteer

May 26, 2020: This course looks at all the roles a volunteer firefighter/EMS provider plays throughout their lives and helps identify strategies for prioritizing each aspect of your life to help you achieve balance...
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R&R Spotlight: Brighton Fire Department, Inc.

May 26, 2020: The Brighton (NY) Fire Department, Inc. has found that new volunteers join because of a personal connection. They also learned that having a plan and a team to execute the plan are keys to successful...
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Results from the NVFC’s COVID-19 Impact on Fire/EMS Survey

May 26, 2020: The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) created a survey to better understand the experiences of volunteer and combination fire, EMS, and rescue departments dealing with the outbreak of COVID-19...
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