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Chilliwack SAR open house

Rob Wilmsmeier (centre) with Chilliwack Search and Rescue shows visitors around the SAR headquarters during an open house on Saturday. - JENNA HAUCK/ PROGRESS
Rob Wilmsmeier (centre) with Chilliwack Search and Rescue shows visitors around the SAR headquarters during an open house on Saturday.
— image credit: JENNA HAUCK/ PROGRESS

Above, Rob Wilmsmeier (centre) with Chilliwack Search and Rescue shows visitors around the SAR headquarters during an open house on Saturday.

Chilliwack SAR is currently accepting application forms for new recruits until April 6. SAR only recruits once every two years.

Applicants must be at least 19 years of age, have a vehicle, and be willing to put in 300 hours of volunteer work per year. Those interested can go online to ChilliwackSAR.org and click on the membership link at the top to fill out an application form. People with special skills, such as first aid, back country experience, kayaking, etc. are ideal candidates.

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