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Sauvetage Bénévole Outaouais - Ottawa Volunteer Search and Rescue

Site: Ottawa - Mailing Address

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Contact Information
Office Phone General inquiries, toll free 1-855-916-8727
Crisis Phone Tasking Agency Number (for police services, emergency services, park wardens, etc.): 613-627-3440 or 819-881-3440
Primary Contact Steve Nason, Director of Operations; Email:
Alternate Contact Catherine Dumouchel, Director, Incident Management Team; Email:
Primary Executive Michael Christensen, President; Email:
Alternate Executive Lynn Dupuis, Vice-President and Secretary; Email:
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
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Mailing Address c/o SBO-OVSAR 
PO Box 76 
Stn A 
Ottawa, ON K1N 8V1
Physical Access Not Applicable - mobile service
Description & Services
Description (Service) Volunteer-based organization offering search and rescue, search management services; public education programs to help people enjoy the outdoors safely; and assistance to communities during emergencies.
Hours Irregular, call for details
Areas Served Gatineau ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Outaouais
Boundaries Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals 18 years and older * all requirements are available on the website
Application Requests for assistance must come from police forces or from municipalities during emergency situations * to become a volunteer, fill out the membership application form on the website
Languages English ; French
Fees Membership - $50 annually (2019) plus fees to cover courses and security checks ; None - search and rescue services
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1996
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 890983299 RR0001
Date Updated 22 Jul 2019
Service Categories Emergency Rescue ; Outdoor Environmental Education ; Volunteer Opportunities

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