New Members

Cochrane Search & Rescue  recruiting is closed for 2022.

We recruit on a one intake per year basis, if interested in joining for 2023 please check back in October 2022 for future info sessions.

If interested in joining Cochrane Search & Rescue, we will be holding 3 information sessions. These information nights will be held at the Cochrane Royal Canadian Legion, to enter the legion you will need to show proof COVID-19 vaccination to enter the building. This is according to the Government of Alberta state of emergency COVID-19 bylaws of operational compliance. Please click on one of 3 dates available bellow.

Oct. 26th 19:00-21:00Nov. 23rd 19:00-21:00 Dec. 21st 19:00-21:00

Due to a ton of interest we are moving the info night from the legion to the Lions Club Event Center.

109 Fifth Ave, Cochrane, AB T4C 0A4

Start time will be the same at 19:00 (7:00pm)

Things to know prior to information nights
Cochrane Search and Rescue requires all members to have a current and up to date criminal background check. We have also updated our COVID-19 bylaws to align with our callout agencies that all members must have proof of vaccination.
New Member Requirements:
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination
  • Annual Total Commitment of 40 hours of:
    • Training
    • Fundraising Events
    • Searching
Steps to becoming a member of Cochrane Search and Rescue
1. Attend 1 of 3 information nights from October to December
-please register ahead of time by clicking the dates above and registering on Event Brite
-at these information nights, if you choose to apply you will be given an interview date
2. Personal Interview with Cochrane Search and Rescue Members
3. If chosen for the 2022 intake the following forms will need to be filled out and returned.
We all at Cochrane Search and Rescue are excited to bring in the next group of individuals to expand our strength, knowledge and skill across all of our call outs and members. We look forward to meeting you all, see you at the information night.