October VA Fire-EMS Recruitment-Retention Network Meeting Scheduled to be held at Culpeper County Rescue Squad

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On October 7th the Culpeper County Volunteer Rescue Squad will host the Virginia Fire-EMS Recruitment-Retention Network Meeting.

The meeting will hear from a new work group with a mission, to help volunteer fire and ems agencies succeed……..

Many volunteer agencies, including fire and ems departments are facing difficult times.

  • Some fire and ems departments are struggling with recruiting and retaining new volunteers.
  • Securing funds to buy new emergency equipment and building new stations is a challenge.
  • Now is the time to seek out programs that have worked and share the action plans of those successes.

Gary Dalton and Karen Wagner with the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads will brief the participants on a new work-group known as the Volunteer Rescue Squad Assistance Workgroup [VRSAWG].

The VRSAWG mission:

Help Volunteer Fire and EMS Public Safety Agencies in the Commonwealth to succeed.

The VA Fire EMS R-R Network Meetings are open to anyone with an interest in promoting supporting Fire-EMS, career and or volunteers.

Click here on Culpeper County R.S. for directions to their facility.

Lunch will be served at 11:30am and provided by the Culpeper County Volunteer Rescue Squad.

The main program will begin around noon time and run for 45 minutes.

So that the Culpeper County Rescue Squad can obtain a count for lunch please register for the meeting via emailing Karen McQuaid at: volunteer_firerescue@loudoun.gov or call 703.777.0568.

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