Recruitment and Retention Resources
These Pennsylvania and national resources are helpful when developing and updating recruitment and retention programs in the fire service.
Blue Ribbon Report: Recommendations are outlined in this report to enhance the volunteer fire service at the local, state, and federal levels.
National Volunteer Fire Council: This organization represents the interest of the volunteer Fire, EMS and Rescue Services and provided a wide range of service and programs including recruitment and retention.
National Fire Service Resource Guide (PDF): This guide will provide quick reference on topics such Recruitment and Retention, grants, funding and more. It also includes a compilation of tips, tools, and resources.
International Fire Chief’s Association: This organization represents emergency responders and leadership of firefighters from a worldwide perspective. The offer education/training in various venues and resources/tools to assist Fire/EMS on a variety of topics.