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COVID-19 MEETING SUSPENSIONS Dear Potential Members, Due to Govenor Inslee's directions about social distancing in order to reduce the spread of the novel Coronavirus and Search and Rescue's need to maintain our ability to respond to back country emergencies, SCVSAR and all of it's Units have suspended our in-person meetings. Unfortunately, that means we are not accepting new members at this time. If you are interested in joining please use this time at home to complete the following: • Create a FEMA ID • IS-100.C Course • IS-700.B Course • Have a current First Aid and CPR • Complete the Emergency worker form located HERE • Complete the Personal Release form located HERE • Organize your pack and equipment for a "pack check" HERE Please check back again after the social distancing requirements have been lifted for additional information. We greatly appreciate your understanding during these difficult times.
SCVSAR members answer the call to those in need in Snohomish County and beyond, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you have strong interest in search and rescue we’d love to have you on board! There are many ways to serve, volunteers will only be asked to serve on missions that are good matches for their skill level and experience.
Snohomish County’s south county unit. Members respond to all county call-outs and serve on Special Operations Group.
Provide technical rescue services in rugged mountain terrain. Joining EMRU involves a more detailed application process and requires technical climbing skills and experience.
Search and rescue for 14-18 year olds. Volunteers learn basic outdoor and first aid skills and students can earn school community service credits.
Snohomish County’s north county unit. Members respond to all county call-outs and serve on Special Operations Group.
OSU provides command, coordination, communications, and hospitality assistance to SCVSAR, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, and the Snohomish Country Department of Emergency Management.
Snohomish County’s mid-county unit. Members respond to all county call-outs and serve on Special Operations Group.
becoming a member of SCVSAR.