Login / Sign Up
A video that explains how mentoring will empower your volunteers.
A video that gives a 5-step process to setting up a mentoring program.
Video discussing programs in Pike County, PA to motivate volunteers not through money, but through appreciation.
A video that gives best practices for mentoring programs.
A webinar sponsored by VolunteerMatch that details multiple ways to show unique ways to motivate your volunteers.
It's the chief's job to stop harassment and bullying. Here's how to do so.
Fire and emergency service leaders have a responsibility to ensure expectations are clearly defined so there's no doubt what is and isn't acceptable.
Guide/ toolkit/ template
This pamphlet shows how Albemarle County (VA) Fire Rescue lists its incentives to boost recruitment and retention.
Learn about the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee’s mentorship program.
Learn more about the importance of mentorship with Fairfax County Fire Chief John Butler.
Read strategies and tips on how to transition to the fire chief’s role.
What factors should you consider when pursuing a fire chief position?
Read more about how to succeed during your first year as fire chief.
Diversity in your department can help create a safer community.
Read more about diversity and inclusion and how to have courageous conversations with your members to bridge gaps and find unit among members.
Enhance your fire department by starting a mentoring program. Learn how in this article by Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso, Kearny (New Jersey) Fire Department
1-pager/ summary/ infographic
Check out these whitepapers and posters on retention and recruitment.
Departments need to look out for their members through financial assurances.
Volunteer departments need to understand the laws that affect recruiting and retaining members.
High-quality processes bring in high-quality people.
Volunteer / Career Relations
Positive resolution of the personnel issues faced by combination departments will build a stronger department.