NVFC In-Person Training

The NVFC will be presenting training sessions at the following in-person events and conferences. This page is updated as more trainings are added.

2023 Illinois Fire Inspectors Association Annual Fire and Life Safety Conference
March 22-24, 2023, in East Peoria, IL
NVFC Deputy CEO Candice McDonald will be presenting two sessions: Change YOUR Mindset, Change YOUR Community on March 22 at 8:30-10am; and Communicating With Candor and NOT Chaos on March 22 at 10:30am-12pm. Learn more.

Women in Fire Conference
April 24-25, 2023, in Indianapolis, IN
The Women in Fire Conference is held in conjunction with FDIC. NVFC deputy CEO Candice McDonald will be presenting two sessions: Your Guide to Responding to Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation in Emergency Services and Successful Strategies for Recruiting, Training, and Utilizing Volunteers. Learn more.

FDIC International
April 24-29, 2023, in Indianapolis, IN
NVFC Deputy CEO Candice McDonald will present Successful Strategies for Recruiting, Training, and Utilizing Volunteers on April 25 at 8am-12pm. Learn more.

NVFC Training Summit
June 23-24, 2023, in Oklahoma City, OK
The NVFC is hosting this training conference focused on volunteer responder health, safety, recruitment, retention, and leadership. Participate in valuable classroom training and share ideas and best practices with emergency responders from across the U.S. Travel stipends of up to $900 are available. Learn more.

Hazmat Train-the-Trainer Courses
The NVFC, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), is offering a hazmat train-the-trainer program: Partners in Training (PIT) Crew. This project will help first responders gain the knowledge and skills they need to train others in their communities on hazmat safety and response. Through the partnership, the NVFC will provide in-person training sessions across the U.S. at no cost to departments. Learn more and apply for a training to be brought to your department or region here.

Wildland Fire Assessment Program Training
The NVFC, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, offers an in-person training course to teach fire service volunteers how to properly conduct safety assessments for homes located in the wildland-urban interface and provide recommendations to residents to protect their property from wildfires. Learn more and request a course in your community here.