Membership Process for FCSAR Applicants:

  1. Application: Fill out the application at the link above and mail it with a check for $25 to the address on the form
  2. Background Check: The Flathead County Sheriff's Office will complete a background check based on your application
  3. Interview: Our New Member Committee will call and schedule an interview 
  4. Recommendation: The New Member Committee present a for or against recommendation to the FCSAR Board regarding your membership
  5. Probationary Membership: Once voted on and approved by the FCSAR Board you are then granted Probationary Membership status for one year
  6. SAR Basic Training: 1.5 days of classwork & 1.5 days of field training, overnight
  7. Member In Good Status: After one year of active status and meeting the minimum criteria (below) you will be voted on by the general membership to the status of a MIGS

Minimum Requirements for FCSAR:

  1.  3 Meetings attended per year
  2.  3 Trainings attended per year
  3.  1 Mission attended per year


Flathead Search & Rescue Application
North Valley Rescue Application