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CFVSAR is Recruiting!

Central Fraser Valley Search and Rescue Society is a community service made up of unpaid professionals under Emergency Management BC (EMBC). Search and Rescue may be for you, if you:

1. have a strong desire to serve your community,
2. are able to take direction from instructors and experienced team members,
3. can be available for weekly training (Tuesday nights),
4. possess a willingness to learn, and
5. are able to make the minimum three year commitment.

For more information about the recruitment process click here.

Who We Are

The Central Fraser Valley Search and Rescue Society is comprised of dedicated individuals intent on providing unparalleled community service when called upon by local or provincial agencies. The diversity of the personnel is matched only by the various tasks in which the team participates and can range from search and rescue to fundraising and community events. You can find out more about us by clicking here.

Going Hiking? Carry the 10 Essentials

Anybody exploring the outdoors should carry the ten essentials at ALL times. Why? Because they just might save your life! The ten essentials are:

  1. Flashlight
  2. Whistle
  3. Waterproof matches or lighter
  4. Fire starter or candle
  5. Pocket knife
  6. Large orange plastic bag or tarp
  7. Water and food
  8. 8. Extra clothes
  9. First aid kit
  10. Map and Compass

Click here to view more survival tips from the members of Central Fraser Valley Search and Rescue.

Latest Tweets

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Largest search effort yet for missing Senior http://t.co/U46ni4lXMI about 1 week ago
RT @BCGovNews: PIX: Congrats to BC Ambulance service on an incredible 40 years of service. Some of the unsung heroes in #BC: http://t.co/hB… about 2 weeks ago

Contact Us

  • Central Fraser Valley
    Search and Rescue Society
    1594 Riverside Road,
    Abbotsford,
    BC, V2S 8J2,
  • Tel: 604-852-7271

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