If you’re interested in knowing what it takes to be a Search and Rescue member, here’s your chance.

Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue is hosting a recruitment open house on Thursday.

It’s happening from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the SAR Hall at 3001 Moray Ave.

Comox Valley SAR is a volunteer organization that provides a wide range of search and rescue services, including rope and swift water rescue, avalanche rescue, and first aid. 

Its coverage area ranges from Oyster River in the north to Cook Creek in the south and from Buttle Lake in the west to the Georgia Strait in the east, including Denman and Hornby Islands. 

The local SAR members also work closely with other Search and Rescue groups to provide mutual aid to communities across the province.

Volunteers are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.