Thurston County Wa. Explorer Search and Rescue
WhenIt's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.
Where9521 Tilley Rd. SWOlympia, WA 98512
Becoming a volunteer crew member is a perfect way to give back to the community, stay involved in the outdoors, meet new people, learn new skills and help save lives. We work with the Thurston County Sheriff's Office to conduct missing person searches in rural and urban settings, recovery missions, evidence searches, and flood control operations.
A general orientation meeting is held each year in September. It is a great opportunity to meet crew members and learn about what it takes to become a volunteer with our unit. Training starts the week after orientation, so it is important to communicate with us if you are interested but cannot attend orientation.
Requirements to join:
- be at least 14 years old at the start of training
- available to attend two Monday night classroom training sessions (at 7pm) each month: September - April
- available to attend 5-7 weekend field trainings (some overnights)
No prior skills or training is required, our annual training program will provide you with all the skills you need.
- Outdoor Recreation
- Search & Rescue
Good Match For
Teens People 55+
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 14
- Orientation or Training
- On-call status