Being a member of VSAR is both demanding and highly rewarding. All members have a strong interest in helping others. There is call for a variety of people with a broad range of skills and interests to fill a number of roles.
Most of our members fill the very important physically and mentally demanding role of searchers. For this, prospective members must enjoy the challenge of hard physical work in the back-country in a variety of weather conditions. Other key tasks support the work of the searchers in computer operation, radio operation, logistics, transportation, equipment maintenance and more.