Building And Maintaining Effective Relationships With Volunteer Fire Companies – Virtual – 10/21/20 – Too often, the only communication between the volunteer fire company and a township occurs either at budget time or when a crisis hits. Yet, positive relationships between fire companies and public officials are essential to providing the best possible service to a community. This virtual session will identify why unclear expectations between public officials and fire company leaders can lead to problems and how solutions may be easier than expected. As they say, it’s all about relationships. Eligible for 2 PMGA Public Safety points.
Strategic Planning For Fire Service Operations In Townships – Virtual – 11/18/20 -This virtual session will review the top 10 challenges facing volunteer fire departments and identify the responsibilities of the township when it comes to volunteer fire companies. Methods for assessing community expectations will also be discussed. Participants will be provided “show and apply” methods to conduct a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) analysis of their current fire service operations and how to develop a standard of response based on public expectations. Qualifies for 4 PMGA Public Safety points
Hope to see you at one of these virtual sessions!