Diversity in the Fire Service

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Summary:

Diversity is a hot topic in today's society.  Understanding the need for a diverse department is necessary to better serve your community.  Diversity is more than just gender, race or religion; knowing what skills your members possess and how to use those skills is also key in maintaining inclusive membership.

Takeaways:

  • Explored the importance of recruiting department members that mirror the population you serve
  • Learned how to create an inclusive environment that allows everyone to feel accepted 

Presenters:

Volunteer Workforce Solutions staff, IAFC

Topic note:  This webinar is part of the Volunteer Workforce Solutions effort [iafc.org/vws] but the information is relevant to any department type. 



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