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Probationary Searcher

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ORGANIZATION: MISSOURI VALLEY SEARCH AND RESCUE

  • 5 people are interested

This is for those interested in serving in our volunteer first responders' unit as part of our wilderness search and rescue unit. As a probationary member, you will learn the complete basics of searching, wilderness navigation and survival, and how we work with our fire and law enforcement partners. Once you have completed your probationary period, you have the option of specializing in field operations, command operations, and K-9 handling.

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About MISSOURI VALLEY SEARCH AND RESCUE

Location:

201 S CLAY AVE, FERGUSON, MO 63135, US

Mission Statement

Missouri Valley Search and Rescue Team, based in St. Louis, Missouri provides FREE Search and Rescue services in both Missouri and Illinois. We can only be activated by direct contact from Law Enforcement or another Agency Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) over the missing person case. We are unable to respond or deploy directly to a search from a families direct phone call or request. Families must request that a representative from the agency in charge contact us at 1-866-757-5319 to be activated. We do not charge for our Search Services.

Description

The members of the Missouri Valley Search and Rescue Team train constantly on various aspects of ground search and rescue skills. From using a map and compass and a GPS, first aid and CPR and survival skills our member are trained to handle any type of wilderness searches, in any terrain, that would be found in Missouri and Illinois in all types of weather, day or night! When other teams are needing to stand down for the night because it is dark, our members are ready to continue searching as we are skilled in the methods of proper night search techniques.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Community, Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

St. Louis, MO 63135

(38.74693,-90.29018)
 

SKILLS

  • Search & Rescue
  • Community Outreach
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 monthly meeting, 1 monthly training, various deployments and PR events

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