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  1. TEAM Training for Volunteers

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    difficulty managing small or large numbers of volunteers ? Are new members feeling left out or ..... in different groups. Dividing your volunteers into training companies is an excellent ..... Training should be a safe and fun time for volunteers . Approach it as if your department

  2. 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

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 .

  4. Fire Service Industry News: NYS Court Decision May Impact Some Injured and Ill 9/11 Volunteers

    Online Articles

    Sun, 15 Jun 2014

    federal funds to provide compensation for volunteers who helped out on 9/11 and the days ..... program is providing help to just over 400 volunteers who responded to 9/11, who were affiliated with an organization when they were volunteers at Ground Zero. Last week the 3 rd

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Firefighting News: Student Volunteers Fill Need for NY Department

    Online Articles

    Sun, 23 Dec 2012

    across Central New York too often struggle to find enough volunteers . Bischoff's solution is to tap into the rural Madison County ..... laugh. "That's a good problem to have." The student volunteers come from all academic backgrounds, including equine science