Resource Links

Following are FD specific R&R links

 

http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/index.shtm

 

www.firecorps.org

 

www.nvfc.org/retention.html

 

http://www.ichiefs.org/

 

http://www.nysfirechiefs.com/

 

http://www.fasny.com/

 

http://www.mcvfa.com/home.html

 

http://www.ofm.gov.on.ca/ENGLISH/FireProtection/munguide/Volunteer%20Recruitment%20and%20Retention/default.asp

 

http://www.volunteerfd.org/

 

http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/publications/fa-310.pdf


http://tigerschmittendorf.com/

 

 

 

General Resource

 

www.training.fema.gov

 

http://nysosc3.osc.state.ny.us/localgov/audits/swr/01ps2bod.htm

 

The new FF wellness guide

http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/publications/fa_321.pdf

 

 

BOOKS

 

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and United States Fire Administration (USFA) published a book called Strategies for Marketing Your Fire Department Today and Beyond

Faugh, Robert, “Why We Are the Way We Are,” FASNY Training and Education Committee, 2004

 

FASNY Recruitment and Retention Committee, “Report of the Recruitment and Retention Committee,” 132nd Annual Convention Committee Reports, FASNY, Melville, New York, 2004

 

Jones, Dennis, “Pride of Purpose,” Sunrise Beach, MO, Fire Protection District, 2004

 

NY Office of Fire Prevention and Control, “Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later,” presentation at the 132nd Annual Conference of the FASNY, Melville, New York, August 19, 2004

 

VFIS, Recruitment and Retention, Training Course, York, PA, 2000

 

Weiss, “Attitudes Toward the Fire Service,” presentation at the 132nd Annual Conference of the FASNY, Melville, New York, August 19, 2004

 

Wilson, Franklin Woodrow II, Recruitment & Retention Of The Volunteer: The Missing Piece Of The Fire Service, Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue, available on the NVFC website, August 15, 2002

 

The USFA publication A Handbook on Women In Firefighting (FA-128) provides special information about considerations which should be made to help integrate women into the fire service. www.usfa.fema.gov/downloads/pdf/publications/fa-128.pdf

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