Sheriff’s volunteer team is recruiting |

Sheriff’s volunteer team is recruiting

The El Dorado County Sheriffs Department is looking for volunteers to join the Sheriffs Team of Active Retirees program in South Lake Tahoe.

Qualified applicants will attend an academy for two weeks and be trained to provide community services, primarily focused on being the eyes and ears of the Sheriffs department, by patrolling the El Dorado County area in vehicles provided by the STAR 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 held at the Valhalla Site.

Eligibility and qualifications to apply to the STAR program include: be a person of good moral standards, pass a background check, provide a physician’s clearance, at least 50 years of age and a U.S. citizen, and be willing to volunteer at least 19 hours per month.

To pick up an application stop by the Sheriffs Department at 1360 Johnson Blvd., Suite 100 South Lake Tahoe CA 96150-820 or call George Schultz at (530) 544-5322.

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