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  1. Drill of the Week: Initial Drills for Volunteer Departments

    Online Articles

    Fri, 20 Oct 2006

    so many tours per month mean so many subjects. In a volunteer department , too many factors influence when firefighters attend ..... most members are issues many training officers face in volunteer departments . The training should be based several factors. These

  2. Today's Debate: Training--Volunteer Departments' Doom? Results/Comments

    Online Articles

    Tue, 2 Apr 2002

    will ultimately doom volunteer departments ? Final Results : YES ..... requirements will doom the volunteer department . I have seen already ..... Lucheme... "No. Volunteer departments can keep up with today ..... career firefighters. Volunteer departments can form regional teams

  1. The $500 Training Makeover

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Dec 2012

    in training requirements has placed a large burden on volunteer departments . Worse yet, these training requirements have encroached ..... on training leaves many volunteers disengaged. As a volunteer department of 300 members in 14 stations (500 square miles

  2. NFA Seeking Students to Participate in New VIP Course: Presenting Effective Public Education Programs

    Online Articles

    Mon, 24 Jun 2002

    volunteer providers in volunteer departments or to the only paid staff ..... emergency services personnel in volunteer departments , or those individuals ..... only career person in a volunteer department , including allied professionals


    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Oct 1999

    What will it take to carry your volunteer department forward? What tools or skills do ..... few years ago, we were a classic volunteer department . You know the kind: You`re not ..... any fire department, especially a volunteer department : work at the incident scene, work


    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Dec 2002

    train in the required skills. All volunteer departments are limited in what training they ..... All department personnel. Some volunteer departments train all personnel in FAST techniques ..... training drill. Remember that in many volunteer departments , training or experience levels

  5. Battling the Brain Drain

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 28 Jan 2014

    from the areas served by volunteer departments to find greener pastures ..... activities? I know of one volunteer department that had rigid attendance ..... Unfortunately, many volunteer departments have had to rely more ..... politics and money. When a volunteer department leaves its own community

  6. One Department's Journey from Volunteer to Paid

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Oct 2013

    department will likely tell you that volunteer departments as well as paid departments can achieve ..... what we would like to do for our volunteer department and the unfortunate reality of what ..... laid to transition from an all- volunteer department to one with some measure of paid

  7. Calling All Firefighters: Volunteer Shortages Can Make or Break Local Fire Service

    Online Articles

    Tue, 30 Jul 2013

    Another thing to consider is that in many communities, volunteer departments will also offer part-time work for the members of the ..... Developing a network is vital. By being a member of a volunteer department , the opportunity to develop critical networks increases

  8. Firefighter Grants: Who Doesn't Need More Help on the Fireground? SAFER Grants Are Now Open

    Online Articles

    Wed, 31 Jul 2013

    at the completion of the 24-month grant period. For volunteer departments and volunteer firefighter interest groups, funds can ..... groups to all benefit from one program. Additionally, a volunteer department can request funds to hire firefighters, and combination