What We Do
SAR Alberta is the provincial association for volunteer search and rescue within the province. Its mission is to assist search and rescue teams in their efforts to provide a superior and dedicated level of service to the people of Alberta.
We provide over $2.5 million annually in infrastructure support – support of regional police, fire, emergency response, security, first aid – functions throughout the entire province, all provided by volunteers.
SAR Alberta is a 100% volunteer organized and run non-profit organization.
With over 1,200 unpaid professionals part of 38 teams across 6 regions covering over 660,000 km2, SAR Alberta is responsible for coordination of ground and inland Search and Rescue activities under the jurisdiction of the Office of the Fire Commissionaire in the province of Alberta.Area of Operations