Thank you for your interest in NSAR, however we are not currently accepting applications for membership. Please check back for information on our next recruitment process.


Involvement in NSAR requires commitment and dedication from its members, therefore successful applicants must complete specific training taking place over several months.

Upon successful completion of training, new members are then qualified to respond to local and mutual aid tasks.
In addition, NSAR members continue to train regularly to keep up their level of skill and knowledge.

Fill out a MemberApplication. (To save the fillable PDF you may need to update to the latest version of Adobe Reader )

Successful candidates will be required to:

Complete the Justice Institute of BC free webcourse Introduction to Search & Rescue in British Columbia –¬†EMRG1703 prior to interview.
Complete the Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) course (provided through NSAR).
Obtain and maintain Occupational First Aid Level One (equivalent or higher).
Contribute a minimum of 100 volunteer hours/year– comprised of training, calls, society duties and community service.