Webinar: Indiana Fire Chiefs Association Volunteer Workforce Solutions Updates

  • May 14, 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Does your fire department need more volunteers? Would your department like more community support and visibility? Can your volunteer or combination fire department use assistance with its recruitment and retention efforts?

Join IAFC staff for an 'Informational Overview for Recruitment and Retention Program'

This webinar is an informational overview to discuss the Indiana Fire Chiefs Association's SAFER grant program. This webinar will also provide information on the application/selection process of ten pilot departments. 

Discussion Points 
  • Introducing the IFCA SAFER grant 
  • VWS program overview
  • Selection Process for ten departments 
Panelists
  • Megan Thiele Firefighter/ EMT with Decatur Township Fire Department. She holds a Paramedic License and an MA in Threat and Response Management from the University of Chicago.  Megan has also worked for the Indiana Fire Chiefs Association for four years. She is a member of the District 7 Incident Management Team as part of the Planning Section.  In addition, she is a member of the Indiana Safety Educators (ISE), All-Hazards Incident Management Association (AHIMA), and the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT).  Megan is also a board member for the George T. Goodwin Community Center and is active in her community.  
  • Shakir Mohammed is a Program Manager within Community Solutions, a division of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC). Before joining the IAFC, Shakir has worked with the City of Pittsburgh as a Business Development Representative. Shakir holds an MA in International Development at the University of Pittsburgh. 

To learn more about the Indiana Fire Chiefs Association (IFCA), visit www.indfirechiefs.org.

To learn more about Volunteer Workforce Solutions visit: www.VolunteerFireIN.org 



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