The Pasco Sheriff’s Office is looking for qualified people to serve their community as volunteers in a number of positions available at the agency. These diverse positions include:
Citizen’s Service Unit
The Citizen’s Service Unit, whose members respond to low priority calls that do not require the presence of a law enforcement officer, such as found property, and assisting in traffic control at automobile accidents
Civilian Mounted Posse
The Civilian Mounted Posse, equestrians who participate in parades and special events and assist in the search for missing people and wanted suspects in rural and wooded areas
Parking Enforcement Specialist
Parking Enforcement Specialist, who enforces parking statutes and ordinances
Explorers Program, sanctioned by the Boy Scouts, where both young men and women 14-20 years of age assist in special events and functions at the Sheriff’s Office while learning the basics of law enforcement
The Chaplain Corps, who provide spiritual help, guidance and counseling in various religious denominations
- And numerous clerical positions in different units.
Prospective volunteers must undergo a background check and fingerprinting. Volunteers do not receive any salary or benefits but are covered by worker’s compensation. Volunteering is a good way to learn or hone valuable job skills and can be an asset when applying for jobs with prospective employers.
If you think you would like to work as a volunteer and assist the law enforcement mission of the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, contact the Human Resources Unit at 1-800-854-2862, extension 7791.