EMS Workforce Retention Toolkit: Keeping the Best

Author: 
Virginia Office of EMS,
Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads (VAVRS),
West Virginia EMS Council,
Renaissance Resources

The Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads (VAVRS), and the Western Virginia EMS Council in Roanoke teamed together to develop strategies and identify solutions to enhance the retention of volunteer and career EMS personnel. The toolkit consists of related research, principles and workbooks developed based on their research compiled from focus groups of selected types of agencies.