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  1. DEALING WITH PROBLEMATIC VOLUNTEERS

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Feb 2002

    PROBLEM VOLUNTEERS DRAIN YOUR TIME AND ENERGY AND CAUSE YOU TO IGNORE THE 98 PERCENT OF VOLUNTEERS WHO ARE DOING A GREAT JOB. BY JOHN M ..... departments, the undoable: dealing with volunteers who cause real trouble. Turkeys, spoiled

  2. State Focus: New York - State To Permit Tax Breaks For Emergency Volunteers

    Online Articles

    Tue, 2 Jul 2002

    departments struggle to recruit and retain volunteers in the face of rising housing costs ..... property tax deduction to emergency volunteers . Homeowners must have at least five ..... breaks for renters who are emergency volunteers . Gunther also was concerned that the

  1. SURVIVAL STRATEGIES FOR VOLUNTEERS

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 May 2002

    Volunteers often assume people love them, but ..... tax districts were consolidated. The volunteers figured, "Big deal. So, we'll ..... expanded. Over time it began to see the volunteers not as equals but as simply the reserve

  2. Key Points in Checking Criminal Histories of EMS Employees and Volunteers

    Online Articles

    Fri, 11 Jan 2002

    These five points highlight what you should consider when checking the criminal history or your employees/ volunteers .

  3. Firefighter Hires Make Prince George County (MD) Volunteers Nervous

    Online Articles

    Sun, 26 Jan 2014

    career fire and rescue staff working side by side with more than 1,000 volunteers . The recent spurt -- all career firefighters -- has exacerbated tensions among volunteers who worry that they are being pushed out. "The bottom line is about

  4. Volunteer Firefighting: IAFC Asks IRS to Clarify Treatment of Volunteers with Regard to Health Care

    Online Articles

    Wed, 11 Sep 2013

    firefighter or emergency medical provider is an employee of their fire department. While the Department of Labor classified most volunteers as non-employees, the IRS is responsible for enforcing the Shared Responsibility Provision and considers all volunteer

  5. Bladensburg Volunteers Demonstrate Appreciation to DC Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Wed, 29 Aug 2012

    burn survivors, and other interested volunteers from the community. All members of ..... Saturday, August 4, the Bladensburg Volunteers and Ladies Auxiliary held a “purse bingo ..... commented, "I commend the Bladensburg Volunteers for generating this significant donation

  6. Firefighting News: Volunteers Save Millions in New York Firefighting Costs

    Online Articles

    Sun, 7 Apr 2013

    Westchester and Putnam counties are served by volunteers , in line with state and national trends ..... two-thirds of all firefighters are volunteers . These everyday citizens are willing ..... said, there were an estimated 92,000 volunteers across New York. Today, that figure

  7. FASNY Gives 50K Grant to NVFC Volunteer Firefighter Support Fund to Help Volunteers Impacted by Sandy

    Online Articles

    Wed, 12 Dec 2012

    replenish the funds in order to help more volunteers that need support after the storm ..... thrilled to be able to continue helping volunteers who have been struck by a devastating ..... Executive Director Heather Schafer. "These volunteers need assistance to get back on their

  8. KME Organizes PA Volunteers For Disaster Relief Efforts in NJ

    Online Articles

    Fri, 9 Nov 2012

    BRIGHT, NJ. Within minutes he managed to rally hundreds of volunteers , including the Summit Hill (PA) Fire Department, to assist ..... supplies and equipment, several vans and a bus filled with volunteers from Carbon County, PA. The Pennsylvania State Police will