Shaping Your Volunteer Fire Department to Fit Today's Expectations
Date & Time
Friday, July 24, 2020, 9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Is your volunteer fire department struggling to maintain relevance in our changing society? Does your current service delivery model meet the needs and expectations of your community? Are you struggling to recruit, train and retain members? Each day, it seems that the news feeds contain a story about a volunteer department closing its doors, in financial trouble, or even worse, legal trouble. There seems to be a nationwide panic about the critical shortage of volunteers. The presenter will examine how industry and society trends impact today’s volunteer fire service, and share and develop alternative ways to recruit, market, train and manage our departments and members.