Volunteer Assistant for Search and Rescue

(Georgian Bay Volunteer Search & Rescue)

Position ID: V-MID0122 Last Modified: 18 Dec 2018 Last Full Update: 04 Mar 2017
Opportunity Details
DutiesHelp search for people and rescue them. Applicants are asked to fill out the application form on the website.
More Info Linkwww.gbvsar.com
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Training Programs) ; Emergency & Response ; Nature / Environment
Skills/ExperienceFirst Aid ; Mentoring & Training
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours3 / 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 ; Scheduled training - 1 time a year- around March and April ; LEVEL 1 - Basic Search Techniques  
LEVEL 2 - Basic First Aid  
LEVEL 3(A) - Team Leadership Training  
LEVEL 3(B) - Wilderness First Aid 
LEVEL 4 - Search Management  
Established in September of 1998, the Georgian Bay Volunteer Search and Rescue Team is one of 32 teams, registered with the Ontario Search and Rescue Volunteer Association (OSARVA), participating in this program.  
Our training is not limited to the above certification levels. The GBVSAR training program ensures that each member is ready and trained above and beyond the minimum certification level. Our trainers include 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 and 2 of the OPP/OSARVA certification program.
TransportationCar required
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
Organization NameGeorgian Bay Volunteer Search & Rescue
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
Mailing Addressc/o Georgian Bay Volunteer Search and Rescue 
65 Cedar Pointe Dr, Suite 165 
Barrie, ON L4N 9R3