Josephine County looking for Search & Rescue volunteers

640x360_30521C00-VPOSLJosephine County, Ore. — The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office is looking for new volunteers to join the Search and Rescue division.

Applicants must be physically fit and capable of carrying a 25 pound pack over varying terrain, with no criminal convictions in the past 5 years, and a valid driver’s license.

To join, applicants would attend an upcoming 72 hour Search and Rescue Academy spanning 4 weekends and maintain 30 hours per year of Search and Rescue training.

There’s a $40 fee for the academy to cover expenses. If you have questions or need further information please contact Dep. Cory Krauss at 541-474-5301 or [email protected].

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