Search and Rescue Operations and Recruitment

Calgary Search and Rescue Association

Provides assistance in recruiting volunteers for local agencies such as Calgary Police Service and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in ground search and rescue operations.

Service offers:

  • search and rescue volunteer opportunities with training and equipment to members in all aspects of search and rescue
  • assistance to search and rescue groups, as well as tasking agencies when called upon to perform search and rescue tasks or evidence searching

Affiliation: Search and Rescue (SAR) Alberta
Yes, Service targeted to individuals:
  • age 18 and older
  • with a standard first aid certificate (current within 6 months of expiry)
  • in good physical condition
  • able to contribute minimum 40 hours per year, after basic training
  • that can pass a Police Enhanced Security Clearance
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service visit website for details.
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Web Site
Fee: Yes,

Volunteers are required to pay a one-time membership fee of $300.00 prior to training. Contact for details.

Fee Reduction: No

Membership Fee: No

Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: No -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
February 29, 2024
5727 23 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB, T2B 3E2
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