Sheriff seeks S.T.A.R. volunteers
The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department is looking for volunteers to join the Sheriff’s Team of Active Retirees (S.T.A.R.) program in South Lake Tahoe. Qualified applicants will be trained to provide community services, primarily focused on being the eyes and ears of the Sheriff’s department, by patrolling the county area in vehicles provided by the S.T.A.R. program.
Members also provide vacation home checks, assist local organizations with special events such as the Air Fest, Drug Store Project, Arts Festival and various events as requested.
Eligibility and Qualifications to apply to the S.T.A.R. Program include Ð be a person of good moral standards; pass a background check; provide a physician’s clearance; be at least 50 years of age and a U.S. citizen; be willing to volunteer at least 19 hours per month.
Applications may be obtained from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s office at 1360 Johnson Blvd., suite 100, in South Lake Tahoe. Or call George Schultz at (530) 544-5322.