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Interested in presenting a webinar? We set the stage. You bring your best effort, a good topic and engage our audience. Email Chief Scott Lambert for more information.

The Truth About Recruiting and Retaining Volunteer Members

This is an interactive presentation on breaking the mold with a truthful discussion on recruiting and retaining volunteer firefighters.

Town Hall Event: Sikorsky’s multi-role FIREHAWK® Helicopter

Discussion with chiefs & pilots who use FIREHAWK® aircraft (or other units) about their lessons learned during the 2020 fire season

ISO’s New Mitigate Website-Valuable Resource for Fire Chiefs

Learn about a new resource used to improve fire protection efforts and facilitate communications and data exchanges with ISO

Raman Enhanced with SERS: How Low Can You Go? - Identifying Fentanyl and other substances in Low Concentrations.

This webinar presents the advantages of using easy Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) techniques.

Implementing the Lavender Ribbon Report Cancer Prevention Best Practices

Learn how departments have implemented the recommendations from the Lavender Ribbon Report on preventing cancer.

Health and Wellness for First Responders

Learn about successful ideas for promoting responder overall first responder wellness.
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North Carolina Brave Fire Leader Academy

October 9 - 21, 2021 Online
Brave Fire Leader Online Cohort Academy for NC Volunteers - Fast Track Your Success. This event will help engage and develop the employees working on a team. Develop a flexible style in order to lead everyone, no matter their age or style. In addition to thinking on a more comprehensive level about advancing their department’s success.
Propane Learning Center

Propane Learning Center

Self-Paced Online
The Propane Education & Research Council offers a variety of training courses to improve your knowledge of propane sales, marketing, and safety.
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WUI Chief’s Guide – Online Course

Self-Paced Online
provides guidance to help you and your community prepare, mitigate, respond, evacuate, and recover from wildland fire events
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A Practical Approach to Diversity and Inclusion in the Volunteer Fire Service

Self-Paced
Learn how to build a diverse and inclusive department that accurately reflects your community
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Volunteer Administrative Leadership Series (VALS)

Self-Paced
VALS, the Volunteer Administrative Leadership Series, helps departments develop skills and knowledge in documentation, finance, recruiting and retaining members.
Regional Rail Response Online

Rural Response to Rail Incidents

Self-Paced
This training is designed to help you better understand the rail industry, response efforts and agency-specific roles should a train derailment or similar incident occur in your area.
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Mentoring I: Re-energizing Your Department Culture through Positive Influence

Self-Paced
Information and resources for establishing or enhancing a mentoring program for improved retention.
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Mentoring II: Developing and Retaining Firefighters Through Relationships

Self-Paced
Information and resources for developing mentoring skills
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It's Your Turn: Scenarios for Developing Inclusive Teams

Self-Paced
Learn how to navigate diversity and inclusion issues in your department in this 1-hour choose-your-own path training.
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Overcoming Cultural Barriers for a More Inclusive Volunteer Workforce

Self-Paced
Strategies for engaging, recruiting and retaining volunteers from diverse backgrounds and communities
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Chief 101

Self-Paced Online
Interactive training for chief-level officers to effectively execute roles and responsibilities of volunteer department leadership positions.
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It's Your Turn: Scenarios for Developing Inclusive Teams

Self-Paced
The Franklin Fire Department is diverse, but is it inclusive? The newest recruits are taking some heat and are depending on your support to help ease their transition.
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Barriers to Volunteering: How a Traditional Approach is Limiting Your Department

Self-Paced
Learn ways to recruit new members from untapped pockets of your community.
The IAFC Launches a New Online Training Fire Adapted Communities for the Fire Service

Fire Adapted Communities for the Fire Service

Self-Paced Online
This course introduces the key components of working with your community to adapt to the wildland fire threat.
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Bridging the Multigenerational Divide in Your Department

Self-Paced
Learn to recognize generational biases, identify how biases impact interpersonal communications, and ultimately be a good agent for change.
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Hydrogen Response Considerations

Self-Paced Online
This 2-hour, 4-module online course focuses on basic education on hydrogen fuels.