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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  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. 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

  7. 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

  8. SERVE Act Would Create 1000 Dollar Tax Credit for Volunteers

    Online Articles

    Mon, 16 Jul 2012

    number on record going back to 1986. Additionally, the average age of firefighters in communities served predominantly by volunteers has been increasing steadily. In communities with a population of 2,500 or less, 28.7 percent of firefighters were over

  9. SUPERVISORY TECHNIQUES ARE FOR VOLUNTEERS , TOO

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Dec 2000

    Wouldn't it be a good idea to require volunteers to take a course in supervision? I ..... effectively. Frankly, the days when most volunteers are local blue collar workers and tradesmen ..... an organization should run. "JUST VOLUNTEERS "? So why can't a volunteer fire

  10. Chesterfield County (VA) Volunteers At Live Burn

    Online Articles

    Thu, 28 Jun 2007

    Wright In August 2006, Chesterfield County (VA) Fire and EMS volunteers participated in a live burn at an acquired residential structure ..... Although Chesterfield is a combination department, only volunteers participated at this exercise, which was specifically intended