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NVFC Expands Volunteer Firefighter Support Fund to Help Responders Financially Impacted by COVID-19

Mar 31, 2020: Many volunteer firefighters, EMS providers, and rescue workers are feeling the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. To provide immediate assistance to volunteers in need, the National Volunteer...
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Free Training Available in the NVFC Virtual Classroom

Mar 31, 2020: With social distancing in place for most of the country, keeping up with department training may be a challenge right now. The NVFC’s Virtual Classroom provides courses that can be taken online,...
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The Fire Service Family

Mar 31, 2020: The fire service is a family, and this connection is key to successful recruitment and retention of volunteers. This article by NVFC Chair Steve Hirsch for International Fire Fighter Magazine uses the...
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Managing Stress in Uncertain Times

Mar 31, 2020: COVID-19 has brought uncertainty as well as changes to lifestyle and fire/EMS operations that can have an emotional impact. There are many webinars and resources available to help firefighters, EMS...
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R&R Spotlight: Tennessee City Volunteer Fire Department

Mar 31, 2020: Facebook and annual mailings have helped the Tennessee City (TN) Volunteer Fire Department gain new recruits. The department runs like a family and encourages members to have fun. Check out this...
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Social Distancing Creates Challenges for Volunteer Fire/EMS Fundraising

Mar 31, 2020: The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has been hearing from members who are having difficulty with fundraising in light of social distancing restrictions that are in place across the country to...
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