To prepare a successful grant application requires planning and the willingness to assess your operational capabilities and then measure them up against the grant program priorities.
The challenge for volunteer-staffed fire departments today is to break the traditional model, seek out new ideas, and try them, writes John M. Buckman III
The future of the fire service starts with us, and volunteer fire instructors must be ready to teach the next generation. Tom Miller on how best to do that.
Topics include developing local ordinances that establish authority for organizational consolidation, establishing a healthy relationship with all stakeholders, developing training standards for volunteer and paid members, and much more.
In this episode, host Tom Merrill talks with guest Chief Chris Thompson from Wilson County (TX) District 1 Fire and Rescue about ways to be the best you can be.
Timothy Pillsworth looks at the best ways fire service leaders can turn their members into “team players.”
This workshop is based on a three-year doctoral study on firefighter retention and offers participants research-based/proven strategies to reduce turnover and increase recruitment among all generations of volunteers.