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We hope you took away great value from Symposium in the West 2018. Make sure to download your certificate of attendance!

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Network with other leaders

VCOS provides a unique opportunity to learn and engage with fellow officers from volunteer and combination departments.

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Benefits of Attending

Leave with first-hand insights from volunteer and combination leaders, as well as countless new connections! Find out more



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Yellow Ribbon Report - Tools from the Toolbox

The VCOS Yellow Ribbon Report, Under the Helmet: Performing an Internal Size-Up sheds light on the fire and emergency service's emotional and behavioral health problem and emphasizes the importance of changing the culture.

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Symposium in the West will bring leaders together for in-depth discussions and valued networking on the most critical issues facing volunteer and combination officers.

VCOS West will address topics such as transitioning from a volunteer to a combination department, recruitment and retention, leadership and management, staffing and more.

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