Search Technicians

10 February 2022

Wightsar are currently Recruiting!

Search Technicians for Isle of Wight search and rescue | Isle of Wight Volunteer Centre (

We are particularly interested in hearing from those available during office hours.

For an informal chat please contact the Membership Officer by e mail on

Thank you for your interest.

Roles required include:-

  • Search Technicians

  • Support Role (Non-operational)

  • Fundraising Support

Volunteers must be:

  • Physically fit (able to pass  the fitness test of walking 5 miles in 2 hours)

  • Over 18 years of age

  • Willing to undergo DBS checks.

WightSAR Volunteers train every 2nd Thursday night 19:00 to 21:00 plus the occasional weekend. New Trainees will undertake a specific training programme.

To qualify as a Search Technician you will then be required to attend a weekend Assessment Course here on the Island.

WightSAR will provide you with a logo Polo Shirt , Class 3 Hi Vis and Waterproof Jacket & Trousers. All other kit is purchased by the volunteer.

All Volunteers are expected to undertake a minimum number of fundraising hrs per year (currently 15 hrs).

A one off Full Membership Fee is charged at £20.

For further information and an informal chat email us at: