Hosted by Adapt Management, a grant management and marketing firm, the workshop will focus on recruiting and retaining firefighters, said
Hosting workshops across the country, Redden works with seven retention and recruitment instructors who specialize in helping rural volunteer fire departments.
Render holds an associate of applied science degree in fire science and a bachelor of science degree in organizational leadership. He is also a certified executive fire officer, past president of the
Morgan has worked for 29 years in the fire and EMS systems, both as a volunteer and career firefighter. He was the first paid employee of the
The workshops typically draw up to 40 attendees, Redden said. The Westmoreland workshop has room for 60 participants.
"Recruiting new volunteer firefighters is a community wide challenge," Redden said. "Anyone who is interested in helping with this challenge is welcome to join us."
Adapt recruitment workshops review recruitment challenges, create marketing materials for individual stations and teach fire leaders how to use social media for recruitment efforts.
The workshop will run
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