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ORGANIZATION: Greater Philadelphia Search & Rescue

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Be part of something bigger than yourself.
Volunteers make the difference and together we save lives and help families throughout the area.

When search and rescue expertise is sought, GPSAR is willing to travel. GPSAR's volunteer contingent of over 40 members, led by several specially trained and dedicated command officers is on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency dispatch. GPSAR is available for contact via the Montgomery County Emergency Operations Center. To answer any questions you may have, GPSAR's office number is (877) 598-5618.

It should be noted that Greater Philadelphia Search And Rescue does not charge for any of these services to the community. When dispatched, Greater Philadelphia Search And Rescue responds to your request for assistance, so "That Others May Live".

Still not sure? If you have any questions, email us @ gpsar@gpsar.org and we'll answer as promptly as possible.

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About Greater Philadelphia Search & Rescue

Location:

P.O. Box 1163, Glenside, PA 19038, US

Mission Statement

During a mission, Greater Philadelphia is committed to using all of the resources at its disposal to locate and rescue lost or mission persons that desire to be found. This mission is carried out through the use of the talent and technology at the disposal of our team of dedicated volunteers with respect to safety of all parties involved. In times of no emergency mission our duty is to educate the public and private sector to our primary mission and helpthem develop a understanding of the what Search and Rescue is.

Description

When a person is lost or endangered, seconds can mean the difference between life and death. Fortunately, there is available, adedicated group of search and rescue experts - Greater Philadelphia Search And Rescue (GPSAR). Founded in 1979, GPSAR has a primary response area within the States of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware,however, GPSAR has been requested by, and responds to missions in other States as well. When search and rescue expertise is sought, GPSAR is willing to travel. GPSAR's volunteer contingent of over 25members,led by several specially trained and dedicated command officers is on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencydispatch. GPSAR's emergency contact is done through the MontgomeryCounty Emergency Operations Center. To answer any questions you may have, GPSAR's office number is (877) 598-5618. It should be noted that Greater Philadelphia Search And Rescue does not charge for any of these services to the community.When dispatched, Greater Philadelphia Search And Rescue responds to your request for assistance, so "That Others MayLive".

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

P.O. Box 1163Glenside, PA 19038

SKILLS

  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Search & Rescue
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-8 hours / week
  • Common Sense, dedication, self starter.

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