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Fire Grants and Safety Act, S. 870 Bill Signing

Important update on two vital programs to the fire service: the AFG and SAFER grants

2024 Emerging Leader and Emerging Leader Alumni Scholarship Opportunity

Emerging Leader Scholarship and Alumni Scholarship opportunity to attend Symposium in the Sun

NIOSH Program Requests Fire and Emergency Service Input on LODD Investigations Comments Due by July 22

NIOSH Request for Comments around Human Factors Considerations - Feedback Requested

Education

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Helping Members Find Their Spark Through Mentoring

July 13 - 14, 2024 | Leesburg, VA
“Helping Members Find Their Spark Through Mentoring” teaches students how to start a mentoring program in their department.
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Change Your Behavior -- Mental Paradigm Shift

July 16, 2024 Online
This webinar will address the long-term effects of stress on your health and wellness.
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Indiana - Recruitment & Retention Coordinator Certification Training

July 20 - 21, 2024 | Terre Haute, IN
Join us for a RRC Certification class in Terre Haute, IN.

About VCOS

To develop and enhance effective, professional leaders of the volunteer and combination fire service by providing tools, resources and representation to lead their organizations effectively. Learn more

Featured Resources

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US Fire Administrator's Summit on Fire Prevention and Control - 2022-2023 Workgroup Report

US Fire Administrator's Summit on Fire Prevention and Control - 2022-2023 Workgroup Report
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U.S. Fire Administration 2023 Accomplishments

U.S. Fire Administration 2023 Accomplishments
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A Prepared and Resilient Fire and Emergency Medical Services - Strategic Plan Fiscal Years 2024-2027

Strategic Plan to address the fire related challenges facing our nation