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Major Fire Service Organizations Call for Priority Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

Dec 1, 2020: The International Association of Fire Chiefs, International Association of Fire Fighters, National Association of State Fire Marshals, and National Volunteer Fire Council urge governors and state...
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A Message from the NVFC Chaplain on Managing Holiday Stress

Nov 24, 2020: By Chaplain John F. Long Jr. The holiday season is upon us, but this year many of us will experience these celebrations in very different ways due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Years of traditions will be...
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NVFC Research Highlights Challenges and Solutions to Fire Service Retention

Nov 24, 2020: An article in the November issue of the NFPA Journal highlights new retention research conducted by the NVFC that delves into why volunteers leave fire departments, the disconnect between why leaders...
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Support the NVFC On GivingTuesday

Nov 24, 2020: GivingTuesday is December 1, and people from around the world will be supporting causes they believe in. It is our hope that the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) will be included on the list of...
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Directory of Behavioral Health Professionals Available

Nov 24, 2020: Being a firefighter or EMS provider brings unique challenges that can impact behavioral health. The NVFC has created a Directory of Behavioral Health Professionals that lists local providers who...
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Leadership Lessons for Firefighters from a Baseball Legend

Nov 24, 2020: NVFC Maryland Director David Lewis (left) and Cal Ripken Jr. (right). Baseball legend Cal Ripken Jr. played 162 games a year and played every day for 17 years. This same kind of dedication and stamina...
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