Motivation of Volunteer Firefighters in Combination Fire Departments
VISION: This research paper prepared by Chief Silva of the Meridian Fire Department, Meridian, ID as part of his EFOP. The paper describes the factors that motivate on-call and part time members in combination fire departments. The paper concludes with recommendations to improve or bolster these factors in an effort to keep these types of members.
  • Topics:
    • Retention2
    • Human Resources
    • Department Administration
    • Volunteer
    • Retention
  • Resource Type:
    • Research
  • Organizational Author:
    • External

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