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ONTARIO SEARCH AND RESCUE VOLUNTEER ASSOCIATION is the Governing body for Volunteer Search and Rescue teams within the Province of Ontario and is the liaison between the OPP, NSS, EMO and the Volunteer SAR teams.

OPP RegionsThe organization is comprised of six board members that represent the volunteer SAR teams within each of the six OPP designated regions for Ontario.

OSARVA is also responsible for the instruction and certification of the "Basic Searcher" status as initiated and mandated by the OPP.

SAR VOLUNTEERS

People of the community who bring their talents together to form teams across the Province to assist the Police in their efforts to find someone  who is lost or injured and bring the victim to safety.
  

MISSION

To provide leadership, guidance and support for ground search and rescue member teams throughout the Province.

OUR PURPOSE


To assist the Police with trained volunteer ground search and rescue personnel with the ultimate goal of saving lives.

To raise funds for the training of its members and purchase of equipment used for Search and Rescue operations.

To support volunteer ground search and rescue teams throughout the Province.

To establish and conduct prevention programs to lessen the
Number of SAR calls in Ontario.

To educate the public about Search and Rescue volunteers.

 

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