Trends in Recruitment and Retention: Factors that Impact Volunteer Fire Service Staffing
June 29, 2021
While there are many reasons why volunteer fire departments are struggling with recruitment and retention, there are some far reaching issues that most would agree have an impact. These include leadership, demographic shifts, community awareness, and mission expansion. A recent article by Joe Maruca, NVFC director from Massachusetts, for International Fire Fighter Magazine takes a deeper look. Read article.