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VCOS

The IAFC's Volunteer and Combination Officers Section provides chief officers who manage volunteers within a volunteer or combination fire/rescue/EMS delivery system with information, education, services and representation to enhance their professionalism.

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Volunteer Workforce Solutions

VWS helps combination and volunteer departments improve their ability to recruit, retain and manage the volunteer of the future.

National

A national initiative to assist combination and volunteer fire departments with the means to improve their ability to recruit, retain, and manage a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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State-level

Statewide initiatives provide marketing material, training and support to departments to assure the success of their recruitment and retention campaigns.

Connecticut VWS

North Carolina VWS

Tennessee VWS

Virginia VWS

VWS initiatives are supported by FEMA SAFER grants.

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Volunteer Events
Regional Rail Response Online
This training is designed to help you better understand the rail industry, response efforts and agency-specific roles should a train derailment or similar incident occur in your area.
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Fire safety presentation to school kids

This section is focused on providing the latest news, events and resources related to volunteer fire and emergency services. The majority of our work is done by the IAFC Volunteer Combination Officer Section, whose mission is to provide leaders in fire/EMS who manage volunteers within a volunteer fire, rescue or EMS delivery system with information, education, services and representation to enhance their professionalism.