As a volunteer organization with limited funding, all team members purchase their own personal gear. For Field Members, this gear may cost $3,000 to $4,000 over the course of the member’s first two years.
All team members are expected to attend monthly business meetings. Field Members will have at least one full day training per month plus ten evening classroom trainings per year.
All team members pay monthly dues of approximately $20.
All team members are expected to assist with fundraising efforts, wilderness education programs, public relations events and other activities as needed.
For Field Members, backpacking and medical skills are a plus.
Join West Valley Search and Rescue
West Valley Search and Rescue is made up of a team of devoted volunteers.