Opportunity Details

Public Safety, Government
Administrative Support/Clerical,Other,Community Organizing,Outreach/Marketing

Age Minimum (with Adult): 21+, Minimum Age:21+

Grass Valley Police Volunteer

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The Grass Valley Police Department is actively seeking citizen volunteers interested in joining the GVPD Volunteer Program.  Applicants must pass an extensive background process which includes an application, an interview and passing a background check.

Accepted applicants will be issued a GVPD Volunteer uniform and badge, and duties include the following:

  • Assisting the Records Department and working the front lobby window
  • Assisting with patrolling the downtown parking lots with the authority to issue courtesy warnings
  • Conducting residential vacation house checks to prevent burglaries and break-ins
  • Working special events like 4th of July, Cornish Christmas, the Toy Run, National Night Out, and many other events
  • Enhance Public Safety to help maximize patrol resources
  • And much more

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications have been established for acceptance in the GVPD Volunteer Program, which include:

  • Minimum age – 21 years old
  • Currently live or work in County of Nevada
  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Be of good moral character, as determined by a thorough background investigation
  • Fingerprint clearance (FBI/DOJ)
  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License
  • Be in satisfactory medical condition
  • Ability to commit 4 hours per week to the program
  • Complete required training, if necessary
  • Receive overall approval by the Chief of Police

If you are interested or know someone who might be interested, please contact us with any questions about the program. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Volunteers needed through 1/1/2099

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