Resources for Explorers, RAMs and Junior Firefighters. Check out youth programs and information from around the state!

High School Recruitment

High School Recruitment Resources

Tap into the next generation of volunteers by sending someone from your department to a school or other gathering of teens who might be interested in joining the fire service. FASNY’s commitment to boosting the number of volunteer firefighters statewide with programs like RecruitNY now extends to future firefighters with this Youth Recruitment Tool Kit.

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Start a program

Starting a Youth Program

  How to Start a Program
  Checklist of items needed to officially organize an explorer post
  Junior Firefighter Program Handbook
  National Junior Firefighter Program Sponsorship Toolkit
 Fire Service Exploring Frequently Asked Questions
  Insurance information for explorer posts


Recruitment and Retention

Recruitment and Retention Tools

  Marketing and Recruitment Tools
  Development of Incentive Rewards
  Training Course (Hands-on and Online)
  Development of Liability and Safety Information
  Activity Ideas for Junior Involvement


Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships & Awards

Help out your recruits with our list of volunteer scholarships and awards.

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