August  2022:

We are NOT actively recruiting volunteers at present. 

Recruitment will re open towards the end of the year so please re visit the website & keep on eye on our Facebook page for further updates. 

 

Roles required include:- 

  • Search Technicians

  • Support Role (Non-operational)

  • Fundraising Support

 

Volunteers must be:

  • Physically fit (able to pass  the fitness test of walking 5 miles in 2 hours)

  • Over 18 years of age

  • Willing to undergo DBS checks. 

 

WightSAR Volunteers train every 2nd Thursday night 19:00 to 21:00 plus the occasional weekend. New Trainees will undertake a specific training programme.

 

To qualify as a Search Technician you will then be required to attend a weekend Assessment Course here on the Island. 

 

WightSAR will provide you with a logo Polo Shirt , Class 3 Hi Vis and Waterproof Jacket & Trousers. All other kit is purchased by the volunteer.

 

All Volunteers are expected to undertake a minimum number of fundraising hrs per year (currently 15 hrs).

 

A one off Full Membership Fee is charged at £20.

 

For further information, an informal chat & to obtain the application form please email us at: 
Membership@wightsar.org