The team objectives are to:
Relieve suffering and distress amongst persons affected by accidents or natural hazards on the North York Moors, or any other place if requested and in furtherance of this the team will:
Provide adequate arrangements for the secure and efficient search and rescue of any person in difficulty in co-operation with the Police, other emergency services and mountain rescue teams.
Train team members in the skills of moorland and mountain search and rescue, survival, casualty care and other techniques useful in this work.
Assist other organisations in acquiring knowledge of safety techniques in wild country and cooperate with the National parks authorities in all matters of safety on the North York Moors.