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Recruitment & Retention; Developing your Game Plan (LIVE)
June 20, 2021 @ 10:00 - 11:00
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(LIVE) Instructed by: Dr. Candice McDonald – Firefighter, EMT, CE Instructor, Fire Inspector, and PIO 1st VP for the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association – Trustee with Women in Fire; Member of the FDIC/Fire Engineering Advisory Board, NVFC Fire Corps State Advocate.
Volunteer fire and EMS agencies are experiencing challenges with the recruitment and retention of personnel. This lecture will outline how departments can successfully recruit and retain personnel for their agency using current resources. The lecture will be based on a three-year doctoral study on retention and offer participants research-based/proven strategies to reduce turnover and increase recruitment among all generations of volunteers. Attendees will not only learn strategies to help overcome the biggest barriers to retention and recruitment of emergency personnel, but through both discussions, review of a planning document, and hands-on activities will be able to go home and draft a personalized plan to increase and maintain members.
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