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FIRE 20/20's monthly eNewsletter delivers inspiring articles, thought-provoking interviews and useful tools for Fire/EMS personnel, and those considering a career in the fire service. Topics are oriented around diversity recruitment and retention.

 

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  • Building A Case for an Inclusive and Diverse Volunteer Fire Service Part 2

    06-18-14 -- Written by Fire Chief jona olsson (A version of the article was originally published in the Fire Chief Magazine )     Welcome to Part Two in our Four-Part series on building a fire service which is both inclusive and … Read More >

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  • Benefits of Women in the Fire Service: Perspectives from Male Fire Service Leaders

    03-11-14 --

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 
    10am - 11:30am PST  
    Cost: FREE

     

    This webinar will bring together several male chiefs, career and volunteer, to discuss their experiences and perspectives regarding the benefits of women serving in emergency services. The chiefs will offer a few "promising practices" related to recruiting and retaining female responders.  

     

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  • Building a case for an Inclusive and Diverse Volunteer Fire Service

    02-10-14 -- written by Fire Chief jona olsson (A version of the article was originally published in the FireChief Magazine )   In fire and emergency services, every operational decision, every administrative decision, every equipment purchase, training design or personnel assignment must … Read More >

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  • Interviewer Training for the Fire Service

    01-27-14 -- By John K. Murphy, JD, MS. PA-C, EFO, Deputy Fire Chief (Ret)     Interviewing firefighter candidates is one step in the hiring process and one of the most important steps.  The firefighter candidate has already gone through steps including completing … Read More >

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  • January 2014 FREE Webinar

    01-02-14 --

    United in Service: Building a Volunteer
    Department that's a "recruiting magnet"

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014,
    10am - 11:30am PST

    Cost: FREE

     

    During this webinar, Fire Chief jona olsson of Latir Fire Department will look at some of the current realities of the volunteer service, explore WHY inclusions and diversity are crucial to fulfilling our mission, and offer some tools for volunteer leaders to start building their departments as a "recruiting magnet."

     

     

     

     

     

     

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