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SSFSC Wildland Fire Assessment Training

March 16

A Wildland Fire Assessment Program (WFAP) course will be held at the Las Cumbres Community Center in Los Gatos, CA. The WFAP is brought to you by the National Volunteer Fire Council and U.S. Forest Service to help fire departments conduct home safety assessments in the wildland-urban interface (WUI). The course trains participants to evaluate


April 9

Visit the NVFC at booth #13073.


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NVFC Seeks Program Coordinator

Jan 21, 2019

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is the premier nonprofit association serving the volunteer fire, emergency, and rescue services. Today, the NVFC serves as the voice of over one million volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel on Capitol Hill and provides valuable training, programs, and other resources. The NVFC seeks a full-time Program... Read More ...

Planning a Training Program

Jan 6, 2019

As a new year begins, this is a great time to evaluate your current department training program and make adjustments and changes as needed. In a new article for Fire Engineering, NVFC Health, Safety, and Training Committee Chair Kenn Fontenot discusses four components you need to consider when developing a comprehensive training program. Read... Read More ...

Free Course: Leadership for Volunteer Emergency Medical Services and Rescue Providers

Jan 6, 2019

Quality leadership is essential for the emergency medical and rescue services to face current and future challenges. The NVFC is offering the course Leadership for Volunteer Emergency Medical Services and Rescue Providers FREE for a limited time. This webinar examines leadership styles, qualities, and practices to help your department function at a... Read More ...

Time Running Out! Submit Your Presentation Proposal for NVFC Training Summit

Jan 6, 2019

Have a presentation you would like to give at the NVFC Training Summit? Proposals from qualified instructors and speakers to present at the Summit are due January 20. The Summit takes place June 14-15 in Portland, OR, and features sessions relating to first responder health, safety, fire prevention, leadership, recruitment, and other critical fire... Read More ...

Apply for a Travel Stipend to Attend the NVFC Training Summit

Jan 6, 2019

NVFC members can apply for a travel stipend to attend the Training Summit, taking place June 14-15 in Portland, OR. The stipend will reimburse up to $600 per person for any combination of the following expenses: conference hotel room nights, ground and air transportation, and event registration fee. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The... Read More ...

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