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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


    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. 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 .

  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


    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

  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. 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. 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