Is Search and Rescue right for you?

Search and Rescue is a very unusual volunteer experience. It takes…


If your calendar is already packed dawn to dusk with limited flexibility, SAR is probably not a good fit for you.


Energy / Resilience

You may ask:
“This is a lot to ask of an unpaid volunteer, why do this?”

Fun, Learning, and Community

If you enjoy the outdoors you will have a lot of fun learning valuable skills with people of similar interests and values. If you stick with it you'll make great friends.

Moving the Needle

When you participate in a SAR mission, regardless of the outcome, you will play a role in changing the trajectory of people’s lives. It doesn’t get more ‘real’ or more gratifying.

Sense of Purpose / Mission

Our mission is crystal clear...when someone’s life depends on the efforts of others, we are the ‘others’.