Volunteer Assistant for Search and Rescue
(Georgian Bay Volunteer Search & Rescue)
|Comments||Recruiting takes place in January and July each year. |
New Recruit application required (www.gbvsar.com).
|Contact||Shawn Gibson, President, Georgian Bay Volunteer Search and Rescue; Phone: (Business) 705-331-6933; Email: email@example.com|
|Duties||Once 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 Link||www.gbvsar.com|
|Ages||18 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||No|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Men ; Women ; Individuals|
|Areas of Interest||Education Support (Training Programs) ; Emergency & Response ; Nature / Environment|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; First Aid ; Medical Assistance ; Team Work|
|Commitment Length||Long Term (More than 1 year)|
|Interaction Level||Small Group ; Large Group|
|Minimum Hours||7 / Month|
|Dates and Times||Monday: 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
|Number of Positions||Simcoe County: 10 individual(s) |
Volunteers required throughout Simcoe County.
|Training||Orientation - 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.
|Cost||Members will be required to purchase a team uniform and jacket (approx. $250), and provide their own search gear (boots, compass, backpack, etc.).|
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|Organization Name||Georgian Bay Volunteer Search & Rescue|
|Address & Map|
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|Mailing Address||c/o Georgian Bay Volunteer Search and Rescue |
65 Cedar Pointe Dr, Suite 165
Barrie, ON L4N 9R3