Volunteer recruitment and retention can be difficult. The MSFA is here to help.

The Maryland State Firefighters Association has launched a fire and EMS recruitment resource portal to help departments statewide reach prospective members in their communities. Use these tools to help with your department's recruitment and retention efforts!

Recruiter Educational Series

Check out our recruiter boot camp series, which walks you through some of the toughest challenges recruiters are facing statewide. Watch for tips on reaching new members, keeping current volunteers engaged and building a positive relationship with your community.

Recruitment Media

Use our recruitment commercials and videos in your own community!

Downloading Tips from Video Page
Find out how to download your videos from our video channel for use on any website or social media page.

Social Media Guide

Use our social media guide to reach potential volunteers!

Additional Resources


Our friends over at the NVFC have developed a portal of resources to help you with recruitment. Just sign up and you can post a volunteer opportunity, access training resources, plan an event and much more!