Thread: Away At College
06-12-2003, 01:03 PM #1
- Join Date
- May 2003
Away At College
I was wondering how your department responds to those Junior/Explorer members who are 18+, have FFI, and want to become regular members, but are away at college during the majority of the year? Are they accepted into the membership? Any special programs?
06-12-2003, 08:29 PM #2
if your away at college and you were a FF on the roster at the time, your still considered a member. Since it's "Advancement in Education" we keep em on the roster, even though we haven't had that happen in a while. You still have to pay dues though.Firefighter, Volunteering since Oct 2001
CCFA 05-04, best overall class for 2005
06-13-2003, 04:10 PM #3
here if ur in college you are still a member but you arent expected to go on calls and drills and all as much as if you werent in college.
06-15-2003, 04:26 PM #4
- Join Date
- May 2002
College education, medical leave, or military service puts a member onto the LOA list. This August, I'll turn in my pager, go to one last drill, and say my goodbyes. When I come home for the holidays, I can go to the firehouse and ask for my pager back and respond for the time that I'm home. Before I return to school, I turn my pager back in. No worries about getting out of practice... I've got 2 weeks of indoctrination during which I'll learn ship-board firefighting and occassional drills after that. I'll be home in the summer and try to make up my percentages then.
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