The North Carolina Association of Fire Chiefs (NCAFC), in partnership with the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), is pleased to announce the second phase of its Volunteer Workforce Solutions (VWS) program, which works with national, state, and local organizations to support initiatives focused on the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters. Phase II will be delivered to the NC Regional Associations (West, Piedmont, East) for selection of up to 18 interested applicants (6 per region) an opportunity to attend classes outside of the fire department. This year the tuition reimbursement will cover up to two (2) classes per individual at no more than $1,200.00 per class with cap of $2,400.00 total. Tuition assistance for any class attended between 11-27-2019 and 06-21-2021 will be considered.
Those interested in this reimbursement opportunity simply need to fill out the application posted here and submit to the ECFA Scholarship committee, in care of chairman Ed Weigl no later than May 1st. Send the completed application to:
No. 7 Township Fire Department
Attn: Ed Weigl
P.O. Box 3062
New Bern, NC 28564