Volunteer Assistant for Search and Rescue

(Georgian Bay Volunteer Search & Rescue)

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Position ID: V-MID0122 Last Modified: 28 Jan 2021 Last Full Update: 28 Jan 2021
Opportunity Details
CommentsRecruiting takes place in January and July each year. 
New Recruit application required (www.gbvsar.com).
ContactShawn Gibson, President, Georgian Bay Volunteer Search and Rescue; Phone: (Business) 705-331-6933; Email: info@gbvsar.com
DutiesOnce fully trained, you will help us assist the police to search for lost and missing persons. 
Applicants are asked to fill out the application form on our website.
More Info Linkwww.gbvsar.com
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Training Programs) ; Emergency & Response ; Nature / Environment
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; First Aid ; Medical Assistance ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours7 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Accessible
LocationSimcoe County
Number of PositionsSimcoe County: 10 individual(s) 
Volunteers required throughout Simcoe County.
TrainingOrientation - Once in March and once in September ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training - One night classroom theory training and 1 Saturday practical training per month ; Training on-going ; LEVEL 1 - Basic Search Techniques 
Established in September of 1998, the Georgian Bay Volunteer Search and Rescue Team is one of 19 teams, registered with the Ontario Search and Rescue Volunteer Association (OSARVA), operating in the Province of Ontario. 
Our training is not limited to the above certification level. The GBVSAR training program ensures that each member is ready and trained above and beyond the minimum certification level. Our trainers have included certified police, military, fire service and industrial instructors who provide the team with a broad variety of instruction related to Search and Rescue.  
As part of their membership obligation, each member of the GBVSAR must complete  
Level 1 of the OPP/OSARVA Basic Search and Rescue Certification program.
TransportationCar required
CostMembers will be required to purchase a team uniform and jacket (approx. $250), and provide their own search gear (boots, compass, backpack, etc.).
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameGeorgian Bay Volunteer Search & Rescue
Office Phone705-305-5553
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
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Mailing Addressc/o Georgian Bay Volunteer Search and Rescue 
65 Cedar Pointe Dr, Suite 165 
Barrie, ON L4N 9R3