Blogs re: volunteer firefighters

I blog frequently about recruiting and retaining volunteer firefighters, focusing particularly on the decline in the number of volunteer firefighters in the USA and why that is. Here are my blogs, in reverse date over. Warning: a lot of fire chiefs don’t like what I have to say…

Here are my blogs, in reverse date-of-publishing order.

Warning: a lot of fire chiefs and career firefighters don’t like what I have to say… being supportive of volunteer firefighters, and believing they are essential, even when financial times are NOT tough, does not make one popular in many circles…

These are USA-centric, but international issues are addresses as well

New online resources to help recruit volunteer firefighters

Volunteers needed, but are they wanted?

why you can’t find/keep volunteer firefighters

Making certain volunteers feel unwelcomed because of your language

pro vs. volunteer firefighters

Fire station turns away volunteers – & how it could be different

International Association of Fire Fighters is anti-volunteer