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  1. Rethinking Recruitment and Retention for the Volunteer Fire Department

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 Apr 2015

    the dwindling staff of the country's volunteer fire departments. According to the most ..... and dire warnings about the demise of volunteer fire departments, various countermeasures ..... recruitment and retention dilemma in volunteer fire departments is a big challenge

  2. Texas Volunteer Firefighters Arrested for Hazing

    Online Articles

    Tue, 7 Apr 2015

    Five volunteer firefighters are off the job in Ellis County. They and one other person ..... happened in January at the Ellis County Emergency Services District No. 6 Volunteer Fire Department in Waxahachie. An affidavit states the group sexually

  3. Volunteer Firefighting: Fire Departments Across the State Gear Up for Fifth Annual RecruitNY Weekend

    Online Articles

    Wed, 11 Feb 2015

    Volunteer fire departments across New York State ..... the fifth annual RecruitNY statewide volunteer firefighter recruitment effort. RecruitNY ..... initiative designed to help increase volunteer membership in local fire departments

  4. Volunteer Fire Department Consolidation in Pennsylvania

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 22 Jul 2014

    fire departments in the United States are volunteer -based, and their members total to about ..... the fire departments are 96.1 percent volunteer , and the approximately 1,500 Pennsylvania volunteer fire departments produce a tax savings

  5. Succession Planning in Volunteer and Combination Departments

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    strong beliefs of self-determination, volunteer fire departments have held elections ..... our elections?" If you are like most volunteer fire departments, the answer is ..... Watch in Dutch New Amsterdam to today, volunteer firefighting efforts have thrived in

  6. Fire Service Industry News: New York State Volunteer Fire Companies Will Be Required to Screen Applicants for Prior Sex Offenses

    Online Articles

    Wed, 3 Dec 2014

    York (FASNY) has worked to empower volunteer fire departments with the ability to ..... prohibit sex offenders from joining the volunteer fire service. Following is a guide to ..... and Brian W. Mahoney, Esq. Local volunteer fire companies and the men and women

  7. National Volunteer Fire Council Corrects Survey Link

    Online Articles

    Sat, 31 Jan 2015

    in a study about Dietary Habits on United States volunteer /call Firefighters. The online survey is for volunteer /call firefighters in the U.S. We'd like to better understand the volunteer /call firefighters eating habits. Your participation

  8. USFA and NVFC Initiate Study of Emergent Health and Safety Issues in the Volunteer Fire Service

    Online Articles

    Mon, 28 Jul 2014

    initiated a project with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to study firefighter ..... challenges that are occurring in the volunteer fire service and develop initiatives ..... duty injuries and fatalities among volunteer firefighters and EMS responders. This

  9. Volunteer Firefighting: Recovering from Adversity

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 19 Feb 2015

    MCCDFD) in Calhoun, Kentucky, is a small, rural, all- volunteer fire department of 30 members with a first-due response ..... and specific to the department. JIMMY VANCLEVE has been a volunteer firefighter for 24 years. He is the chief of the McLean County

  10. Volunteer Firefighting: Fire Departments in North Carolina, Pennsylvania Awarded Gear in Globe Giveaway

    Online Articles

    Mon, 20 Oct 2014

    Technologies (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are pleased to ..... Globe Gear Giveaway: the Bannertown Volunteer Fire Department (NC) and the Winfield Township Volunteer Fire Company (PA). These departments