Joining NJSAR

New Jersey Search and Rescue® welcomes prospective new members. Visitors are always welcome at monthly meetings. (The Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute has a "business casual" dress code. No opened toed shoes, sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or blue jeans allowed.) Come out, meet us, and get your questions answered. Prospective new members should come to the meeting at 7:00PM (one half hour early) to attend a new member orientation. Please let us know if you plan on attending a new member orientation.

NJSAR K9 Team - At this time the K9 team is not accepting new members.

Membership is open to anyone over the age of 16 who would like to help search for lost persons. No experience is necessary but your should normally have some outdoor experience, especially hiking. Should be able to go out and walk for several hours in various terrain without problems.

Please read this introductory letter to new members for more information about what we do, what to expect from us, and what we expect from you.



Applications are available at meetings

Click here to download a new member information packet


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