Volunteer Fire Department Staffing: Fitness Programming as a Recruitment and Retention Incentive

Health and fitness programs are often touted for the impact they have on overall firefighter wellbeing. But do these programs also have an impact on recruitment and retention? The private sector has long used health and fitness programs as a benefit to enhance the employee experience and demonstrate value and caring for their workforce. This article by Richard C. Kline for Fire Engineering explores whether the fire service can similarly use health and fitness programs to attract and retain volunteer members. Read article.