Firefighter recruitment 2018 can be difficult; however, there are several steps that can make it easier such as maximizing your website.
In addition, give thought to using Facebook. It is an easy way to target potential volunteers with advertising messages about your department. Also use free recruitment resources from The National Volunteer Fire Counsel.
Most importantly, find out about free advertising from your local TV and radio stations.
Also, think about hosting scheduled recruitment events. During recruitment events you can have potential volunteers meet other members, go over all the steps of the process and be clear of the time commitment to volunteering.
Materials that can help potential volunteers decide if they want to volunteer are application packets and Prospective Member Guides.
To conclude, firefighter recruitment can be difficult. Choose one or more of the above tips and find volunteers!