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Webinar: Preventing Monetary Theft in Your Fire/EMS Department

January 29

In this free NVFC webinar, presenter Dave Denniston of ESIP/McNeil & Co. will review how to keep your organization from becoming the next negative headline at a time when monetary thefts from organizations are becoming more prevalent. He will also highlight simple steps organizations can take to uncover theft and prevent theft from happening. Register

Webinar: Practical Solutions for Volunteer Departments for Cancer Risk Reduction

February 13

In this free NVFC webinar, Ed Mann, director of training and education for Provident Insurance, will present practical, low-cost ideas and solutions that fire departments can easily implement to limit exposures and reduce cancer risk factors for their personnel. Register here.

Webinar: Surviving the Job – Exposure Documentation

February 18

In this free webinar, explore and learn about apps available for exposure documentation that you can implement in your department, as well as the importance of reporting and the new National Firefighter Registry. This is one of a six-part cancer risk reduction webinar series from the IAFC-VCOS and NVFC. Register here.

Webinar: Keep Yourself Protected – A Discussion on Insurance Coverage Options for Firefighters

February 27

Cancer, accidents, and critical illnesses are very real threats to members of the fire service. In this free NVFC webinar, representatives from ESIP, Provident, and VFIS will provide an engaging panel discussion about your insurance options, both as an individual and as a department, and the benefits of critical illness coverage. Register now.

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Stipends Available for 2020 NVFC Training Summit

Jan 15, 2020

First application deadline February 1 The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) will host its sixth Training Summit on June 26-27, 2020, in Orlando, FL. This two-day seminar will provide an opportunity to participate in valuable classroom training on critical fire service topics, as well as exchange ideas and best practices with attendees from... Read More ...

NVFC Job Opening: Communications Coordinator

Jan 14, 2020

The National Volunteer Fire Council is currently seeking a communications coordinator. This position will assist in conducting the organization’s outreach and marketing efforts, including writing articles, drafting outreach and marketing materials, maintaining web sites, coordinating advertising campaigns, managing social media pages, and more.... Read More ...

Message from the NVFC on Australian Wildfires

Jan 7, 2020

The National Volunteer Fire Council would like to express our support for the people of Australia and all of the firefighters battling the devastating wildfires. Our thoughts are with the brave men and women working to protect lives, homes, and communities, and we send our condolences to families who have lost loved ones and property during this... Read More ...

Exciting Membership Announcement from the NVFC

Jan 7, 2020

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has some exciting membership news to start out 2020! The NVFC strives to offer the best services for our members, and we also want to make sure membership is affordable for volunteers. That is why we are introducing a new single-category individual NVFC membership. No more categories, no more confusion —... Read More ...

Improving Your Culture of Safety

Jan 7, 2020

By Chief Judy Smith Thill Researching articles on firefighter safety, there were quite a few that focused on “creating” a culture of safety. With all the information we now have at our fingertips on line-of-duty injuries and deaths, all fire departments should already have some kind of safety culture started. It might not be documented, and it... Read More ...

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