Apply Now for the NVFC’s Health and Wellness Advocate Train-the-Trainer Course

There is still time to apply for the National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC)  Health & Wellness Advocate Train-the-Trainer workshop on August 15 at Fire-Rescue International in Chicago, IL. The NVFC will provide up to $500 to assist with travel expenses for approved representatives of state fire training organizations and associations. Individuals not associated with a fire training agency are also welcome to apply.  Find out more and apply for this free training opportunity at  The deadline to apply for the Workshop is August 1.

Can’t make it to the workshop at FRI? The NVFC will also offer the Health and Wellness Advocate Train-the-Trainer course on October 10 at the Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau in Ames, IA. Stay tuned to the Dispatch e-newsletter and for more details and information on how to register.

The NVFC’s Health & Wellness Advocate course teaches first responders the importance of health and wellness and motivates them to start a department-wide health and wellness program.  Participants in this Train-the-Trainer course will be given the tools and resources they need to teach this valuable information to others.  

Click here for a full course description and more information. Apply for the August 15 workshop at Questions? Email the NVFC at