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Volunteer Spotlight: Renee Wasco

Oct 7, 2019: Name: Renee Wasco Title: EMS 2, Ambulance Driver Department Name: Sandy Spring Volunteer Fire Department Location: Olney, MD What is your occupation? Hospital corpsman/laboratory technician, petty...
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Free Course: The Power of Positive Leadership

Oct 7, 2019: Leadership has a critical impact on the overall success of a fire department. The NVFC is offering the course The Power of Positive Leadership FREE for the month of October. This presentation explores...
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Public Service Motivation: Interview Questions for Prospective Members

Oct 7, 2019: By Jason Decremer, PhD As the recruitment and retention crisis continues in the volunteer fire service, it is vital for volunteer fire departments to recruit members for the long-term. The most recent...
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Volunteer Voices: Fundraising Ideas for Local Fire Departments

Oct 7, 2019: Many volunteer fire departments rely on fundraising efforts to supplement, or in some cases primarily support, their financial needs. Recently, a thread was created in the National Volunteer Fire...
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Cabot Creamery Co-operative Rewards Volunteer Fire Department

Oct 7, 2019: Cabot Creamery Co-operative has teamed up with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to promote volunteerism and recognize volunteer firefighters and their departments through the Reward...
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Georgia-Pacific Awards 33 Fire Departments with Bucket Brigade Grants

Oct 7, 2019: 2019 grants total $145,000 for lifesaving equipment A total of $145,000 has been awarded to 33 fire departments this year through Georgia-Pacific’s Bucket Brigade program. Funded by the...
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