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YOLO COUNTY SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM

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The Yolo County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the Yolo County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team. This all-volunteer group will assist the department in search and rescue operations within Yolo County and the State of California as needed. The YCSAR will be utilized to assist with search operations including searches by ground, air, and water.

The Yolo County Search and Rescue Team will be utilized to conduct searches in all types of different environments from city streets to rugged rural mountainous terrain. Members may receive training and certification in all types of search methodology, survival skills, mapping, GPS, CPR, First aid and Search Management, Man tracking, Technical Rope Rescue, Swift Water Rescue Technician. Once the core group of members is trained and certified the organization will eventually pursue specialty assignments such as K-9, Air ops, water searches and explorer programs.

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About YOLO COUNTY SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM

Location:

140 TONY DIAZ WAY, WOODLAND, CA 95776, US

Mission Statement

The Yolo County Search and Rescue Team exist to support the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office with dedicated service for search and rescue operations in all areas of Yolo County.

Description

The Yolo County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the "Yolo County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team" (YCSAR). This volunteer group will assist the department in search and rescue operations within Yolo County and the State of California as needed. The YCSAR will be utilized to assist with search operations including searches by ground, air, and water.

YCSAR will be utilized to conduct searches in all types of different environments from city streets to rugged rural mountainous terrain. Members may receive training and certification in all types of search methodology, survival skills, mapping, GPS, CPR, First aid and Search Management, Man tracking, Technical Rope Rescue, Swift Water Rescue Technician. Once the core group of members is trained and certified the organization will eventually pursue specialty assignments such as K-9, Air ops, water searches and explorer programs.

Animals
Community
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

140 Tony Diaz DriveWoodland, CA 95776

(38.66191,-121.7313)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Search & Rescue
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Disaster Response
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hours monthly. One monthly two (2) hour week night meeting and one (6) hour Saturday training.
  • Complete Yolo County Sheriff's Office Volunteer application and in-take process.

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