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Requirements

Anyone wishing to Join SCSAR must first complete a background check through Verified Volunteers .  To request your background check, please call 864-595-5368 or fill out the form below.  In addition to passing the background check, one must also complete the following course prerequisites:

  • IS-100.c - Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100

  • IS-200.c - https://training.fema.gov/IS/courseOverview.aspx?code=IS-200.c

  • IS 317 (Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams) + CERT Exercise or Actual CERT Class (provided by us)

  • IS-700.b An Introduction to the National Incident Management System

  • IS-800.d National Response Framework, An Introduction

  • AHA CPR/First Aid or higher certification – (SCSAR will provide)

  • NASAR FUNSAR/SARII (SARII only required for Ground/K9 members) SCSAR will provide

  • 16hr Wilderness First Aid (only required for Ground/K9 members) SCSAR will provide

From the time you pass your background check, you have 1 year to complete the above requirements.  

 

Thank You!

Volunteer Submission Form

You will receive an email from Sterling Volunteers within 24 hours
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Should you not receive this email, please call 864-595-5368


If you cannot attend an upcoming New Member Orientation on the 2nd Tuesday's of the month at 6pm, please call 864-745-1631 to make an appointment.  If you can, provide the best date for you below.
 

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