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    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. 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 .

  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


    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. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. NVFC Offers Thanks to Fire and Emergency Service Volunteers

    Online Articles

    Mon, 11 Apr 2011

    communities and keep the nation safe. Volunteers make up 71 percent of the fire service ..... the year. The NVFC says thank you to volunteers for all they do to strengthen our communities ..... appreciates the efforts of the Fire Corps volunteers who provide support to their local emergency

  7. Fire Service Volunteers Needed for Kids Camp

    Online Articles

    Thu, 29 Mar 2012

    fire service to volunteer as a "Big Buddy" to a camper. Volunteers are required to have a background check and to attend one ..... cost for the background check will also be paid by the NFFF. Volunteers are required to complete a Volunteer Application on the Comfort

  8. New WA Bill Asks Volunteers to Pay to Serve

    Online Articles

    Wed, 28 Dec 2011

    this bill would make it difficult to recruit and retain young volunteers . " It's like telling them, 'You can put all of this time ..... Approximately 75 percent of 22,000 firefighters in Washington are volunteers , according to the report , and all would be subject to HB