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Empowering First Responders: Strategies for Successful Transition and Support in the Workplace

March 23 from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Virtual event using Zoom

Join us on March 23rd for an insightful forum exploring the benefits, skills, and expertise that military veterans and former first responders bring to the workforce.

We will delve into the challenges that these individuals face when transitioning out of service and discuss practical strategies to support their integration into the civilian workforce.

Our keynote speaker, Iain Bushell, will share his journey and provide insights into the unique challenges that first responders face in their post-service careers. We will also have a panel discussion featuring former military and first responders, who will

share their personal experiences and provide valuable advice to employers and colleagues alike.

This forum is an excellent opportunity for employers and HR professionals to learn how to effectively recruit and retain military veterans and first responders in the workplace.

Join us for an engaging and informative session that will provide practical insights and strategies for supporting our nation’s service members.

Register now to secure your spot!

About the speaker – Iain Bushell:

Iain Bushell has a diverse background in military, fire service, emergency management, and municipal government. He started as a Navigator and Tactical Coordinator in the Royal Canadian Air Force, then worked as a firefighter, emergency medical technician, and paramedic before becoming the Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Management in Strathcona County. He also served as the Deputy Fire Chief for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service before returning to Alberta to work as the General Manager of Community and Infrastructure Services for the Town of Morinville. Currently, he is the Director of Emergency Management and Community Safety for the City of Calgary, overseeing several business lines such as Community Standards, Animal Control, and 9-1-1/Communications.

Virtual event using Zoom

March 23 from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Forces@WORK: First Responders

Prospect’s Forces@WORK: First Responders program supports a First Responder’s successful transition from their established First Responder role to a post-service career path and life.
Prospect Human Services is a registered charity.