Volunteer Opportunities
Thurston County Disaster Assistance Response Team (TC DART)
The Thurston County Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART), brings together community volunteers who provide needed services to the people of Thurston County before, during, and after times of emergencies and/or other disasters.

DART Brochure.pdf

Thurston County Equine Outreach

​To support the mission of Thurston County Emergency Management in planning, preparation and response to emergencies, disasters and incidents involving riders and their horses/mules.

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Medical Reserve Corps

​The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a community-based volunteer program that strengthens and expands the local public health system's response during a health emergency or disaster.

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Thurston County Search & Rescue

​Thurston County Search and Rescue is an organization made up of volunteers from the local community that dedicate their time and money to serve the community in its time of need.

See below for specific areas where you can get involved.


​Thurston County ARES/RACES Amateur Radio Unit participates in many amateur radio and other public service related operations, events and missions.

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Jeep Patrol

​The Thurston County Sheriff's Jeep Patrol is a well-trained, all volunteer 501C3 non-profit organization committed to saving lives and property by providing four-wheel drive support to Emergency Management for search and rescue in Thurston and adjacent counties.

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Washington Explorer Search & Rescue

​Washington Explorer Search & Rescue is a statewide organization comprised of youth and adult volunteers dedicated to helping those who are lost or injured in wilderness or urban settings.

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