Meet our heroes

Ivan Simokovic

Unit Leader 

Luis Santos

Deputy Unit Leader

Alain Dubus 


R. Ng


Rolf Meindl 

Boat Equipment Manager 

Christina Zanella

Medical Supply Officer

Jack Price

Shift Coordinator

Ready to make a difference? We need dedicated volunteers like you for our daily operations. Whether on water or land.

Explore our opportunities below and become a part of something meaningful today.

Crew Opportunities:

  • Coxswains.
  • Crew Members: Helm, Radio Operator, Navigator, Deckhand.

Non-crew Opportunities:

  • Education Volunteers.
  • Fundraisers.
  • Community Outreach Volunteers.

Thinking about joining our team? Here's what you should know

Boating Season Details

  • The boating season runs from mid-April to late October/early November. 
  • Patrol shifts occur on weeknights and weekends.
  • Boat preparation sessions for in service takes place during April.
  • Boat haul-out takes place in early November.
  • Call outs for emergencies are 24/7 during boating season. 

Requirements and Training

To ensure the highest standards and safety, we ask that our volunteers meet the following criteria

  • Canadian citizenship or permanent residency.
  • Completion of a Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC).
  • Possession of the Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) and Restricted Operator's Certificate - Maritime (ROC-M) certifications (at the volunteer's expense), and while T-SAR supplies some gear, volunteers are responsible to purchase other items.
  • Participation in mandatory winter training sessions starts in January/February.
  • Commitment to continuous skill enhancement through courses.
  • Attendance at two full weekends of Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary(CCGA) Phase training.

What's the next step? Join us and become a volunteer! If you're a crew candidate, please fill out the provided application form in Word format and send it to
For non-crew candidates, simply express your interest in which position by sending an email to

Although we welcome applications year-round, our processing window occurs annually in October.