Oregon Fire Recruitment Mission, Vision, Values; Motto:


Mission: Providing resources to recruiters across Oregon and beyond to help recruit and retain firefighters. To provide recruitment and retention resources for all fire agencies in need throughout the State of Oregon. Enable Fire and EMS agencies in need with the resources required to recruit and retain emergency responders.
 
Vision: We will provide consistent and valuable resources to assist in the growth of recruitment and retention of firefighters throughout Oregon. We will continue to meet the needs of the emergency response agencies in Oregon by providing resources to recruit and retain emergency responders through networking and resource sharing.
 
Values: We support the growth and development of resources to help maintain and provide stability to the communities we protect.
 
Motto: Promoting Fire Service Success through efficient Recruitment and Retention

To be a  Firefighter, use this form and we will have a local recruiter contact you!  
Our Group

 

The Oregon Fire Recruiters Network (OFRN) is made up from recruiters throughout Oregon. The purpose of this group is to allow better communications regarding finding new volunteer firefighters, sharing and implementing new programs, and sharing ideas to benefit the fire industry as a whole. 

Resources

 

Click here for several resources for your recruits. Included will be training resources, helpful links, upcoming classes and more. This link is always changing so check back often for new, relevant information.

Current News

Check out the new video-cast series "Ask the Recruiters" and find new ways to overcome challenges with R&R! Click HERE to learn more!

Frequently Asked Questions:
 

How do I join the Network?

If you want to join the network, please use the contact form and let us know. We will ask you for a brief BIO and a picture. This will also add your name to the email list and keep you posted on OFRN updates and events. 

What does it cost to join?

There are no fees or expense's to join. This is a networking group with the goals of sharing content and information to allow recruiters access to information, ideas and content previously unavailable or unaffordable. 

How often do you meet?

At this time, we meet each quarter. The location is usually determined by those attending the previous meeting. Most meetings are held in the afternoon and last approx 2hours. 

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The NVFC just released the new 2020 Research Report on Volunteer Fire Service Retention. Click HERE to read it.

The OFRN is now making it even easier to attract new volunteer firefighters! If you dont already have a recruitment campaign going on for your department, then let us help you. Fill out our contact form and we will get back to you to help get you started! 

Ask The Recruiters

Ask the Recruiters is a Podcast hosted by Tiger Schmittendorf and Matt Aalto.

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