LOSAP RETIREMENT PLAN
On January 18, 1998, the “Emergency Services Volunteer Length of Service Award Program" was signed into law. This program is more commonly known by the acronym “LOSAP.”
volunteer tuition tax credit
Known as the Volunteer Tuition Credit Program, it covers members of a volunteer organization who are active and in good standing, their spouse, and their dependent children. The law defines a volunteer organization as a volunteer fire company, or a first aid, or rescue squad association. They are allowed to enroll in post-secondary courses on a tuition credit basis in specific learning institutions: county colleges, county vocational schools or county technical institutes.
ONLINE RETAILER DISCOUNTS
There are many online retail sites that cater to Military, Public Servants and First Responders. Once you obtain state licensure, you become eligible for discounts on these sites including;
PUBLIC SAFETY & EMERGENCY SERVICE TRAINING
In addition to becoming an EMT, there are many other great training opportunities that add to you tool kit. We sponsor training through many avenues, including the Middlesex County Fire Academy. These training range from awareness level to technician level proficient in Vehicle Extrication, Water Rescue, Confined Space Rescue, Firefighting, Rope & High Angle Rescue and many more.
Camaraderie & Friendship
Nothing is more rewarding than earning respect from your fellow responders, and members of your community. As a member you will gain an immense sense of pride and satisfaction from your accomplishments. These accomplishments are measured on both the knowledge and skills you acquire from your training as well as the gratitude from the people you will help on a daily basis.
WORKER's COMPENSATION INSURANCE
Volunteer Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) are one of the categories of volunteers covered by New Jersey Workers’ Compensation law.