The State of the Volunteer Fire Service Report

This report provides a solutions-based framework that offers combination and volunteer departments a means to improve their leaderships’ ability to recruit, retain and manage the volunteers of the future.

This report was developed from a National Summit that brought together many national fire service interests groups to think in a new and open way about the future of the volunteer fire service and how we can get to that future.


  • Topics:
    • Project VWS
    • Recruitment
    • Retention
    • Retention2
    • Volunteer
    • Human Resources
    • Recruitment2
    • Strategic Planning
    • Department Administration
  • Resource Type:
    • Report/ publication
    • Guide/ toolkit/ template
  • Organizational Author:
    • VWS

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