Ontario Volunteer Emergency Response Team

Site: No Physical Address

Record #: SHA1297
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2023
Last Full Update: 12 Jul 2023


Description (Service)

A non-profit agency of volunteers who conduct search operations for missing persons under the authority of Durham Regional, York Regional, Lindsay, Peterborough, Cobourg, Toronto and OPP Police services.  

  • Land search and rescue training, management and response
  • Volunteers assist during emergencies

Service Details


Mon-Sun 24 hours

Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peel Region ; Peterborough (County of) ; Toronto ; York Region
Eligibility Ages: 20 year(s) and up 
Must have Grade 12 diploma or equivalent, standard level First Aid and CPR level C minimum, valid Driver's License, be physically fit and have no relevant criminal history.

Call or visit website for recruitment dates.

Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Bowmanville
Physical Access Not Applicable

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-287-4459
Crisis Phone 416-287-4459
E-Mail publicrelations@overt.ca
Website overt.ca
Social Media Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OVERTSAR 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/overtrescue/ 
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/OVERTSARtv
Primary Contact Glen Turpin, Executive Coordinator; Email: glen.turpin@overt.ca
Alternate Contact Dale Stevenson, Deputy Coordinator; Email: dale.stevenson@overt.ca
Mailing Address 2370 Nash Road Rd 
Bowmanville, ON L1C 3K4