Fillable Marketing Materials for Volunteer Recruitment

The following fillable marketing materials have been designed to assist volunteer and combination fire departments in their recruitment efforts by providing an easy to use template for various marketing items. These items are free for any volunteer or combination fire department to use.

Directions for Fillable Marketing Material Use

  1. Select the document you wish to use.
    Each document will open as a Microsoft Word document.
  2. Once opened, you will see areas shaded in gray with placeholder text. 
    These are the only areas that are available for editing.
  3. Enter department specific information into all available areas making sure attention is paid to website, address and phone number boxes.
  4. Once you have entered your department specific information, save the document in .pdf format. These are then ready to be sent to a printing company for processing.  

Materials 

10' x 4' Banner 

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11” x 14” Small Poster

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20” x 30” Large Poster A

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20” x 30” Large Poster B

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20” x 30” large Poster C 

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20” x 30” Large Poster D

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8.5” x 5.25” Double Sided Buckslip

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4" x 3.5" Magnet 

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The emergency contact magnet is intended to be affixed on the left side of the back of the postcards. This is an option you can discuss with your printing company. 


8.5" x 5.5" Double Sided Postcard A

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8.5" x 5.5" Double Sided Postcard B

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8.5" x 5.5" Double Sided Postcard C

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8.5" x 5.5" Double Sided Postcard D

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The What Fuels Your Fire logo belongs to the International Association of Fire Chiefs. You may use this logo for free in these marketing materials any other uses must be approved by the International Association of Fire Chiefs. 

  • Topics:
    • Project VWS
    • Recruitment
    • Volunteer
  • Resource Type:
    • Guide/ toolkit/ template
  • Organizational Author:
    • VWS

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