CHP Quincy Office is seeking senior volunteers

The California Highway Patrol’s Quincy Office is looking for motivated citizens who want to give something back to their community as Senior Volunteers.

Senior Volunteers are CHP employees who assist in both administrative and field capacities. The objectives of the CHP Senior Volunteer Program are: To assist the CHP in providing enhanced public service to the community, to provide an opportunity for senior citizens to make a definitive contribution toward improving public safety and service, and to instill among participating volunteers an understanding and appreciation of the justice system, human relations, and ethics in the field of law enforcement.

Duties: Administrative functions, such as filing, data entry, photocopying, answering phones, and assisting the Watch Officer at the front desk. Field functions, such as working at community events, directing traffic, surveys in high-traffic locations/school zones, deploy radar trailers, and shuttle vehicles/equipment. Senior Volunteers drive marked CHP cars in uniform while performing field duties. Volunteers attend shift briefings and occasionally ride along with officers, to learn and assist out n the field.

Requirements: 55 years and older, can work a minimum of 4 hours per week, pass background check, have good driving record and complete CHP Senior Volunteer training program.Citizens interested in the program may call Officer Reid Mason at (530) 283-1100 or email him at [email protected] Interviews will commence in September of 2022.