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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Leading the Volunteers

    Online Articles

    Fri, 23 Apr 2010

    is truly an amazing thing,” said Grand Island (NY) Fire Company Director Michael Dallessandro during his “Leading the Volunteers ” class. The lecture focused on key behavioral patterns, both positive and negative, of past and present volunteer fire department


    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

  8. NVFC, USFA issue report on health and safety issues for volunteers

    Online Articles

    Thu, 24 Apr 2008

    communities dependent on volunteer firefighters, there is a critical need for effective health and safety programs to protect these volunteers from preventable injury, illness, and death. "The volunteer fire service has distinct issues related to health and safety


    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Apr 2005

    They’re just trying to run off the volunteers !” Sometimes this fear might be ..... when applied to the “running off the volunteers ” accusation. A facilitator hearing these ..... ever played the “running off the volunteers ” card or know someone who has, ask yourself

  10. Volunteers Corner

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 May 1999

    Volunteers Corner PART-TIME OFFICER, FULL ..... if not thousands, of outstanding volunteers , paid on-call, and part-time departments ..... try to make a break for it. "We`re volunteers ! They can`t make us do anything we