Community volunteers can assist the Chula Vista Police Department
in a variety of ways. The following positions are only some of the
ways a police volunteer is utilized to assist City staff in important
Clerical Aide (Business Office): Assist with a variety of
tasks. For example, volunteers may file paperwork or input and retrieve
information in the computer system. Assist with typing reports,
answering phones and other office tasks as required. Qualifications:
Able to work independently and type 30 wpm; able to operate basic
office equipment including a computer; can perform detailed work
with accuracy; able to file. Time Commitment: 4-hour increments
between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.
Front Counter Assistant: Assist front counter personnel
by performing routine administrative tasks, including filing, copying
and other duties as asked. Qualifications: Works well with public;
good judgment; bilingual ability highly desirable in some areas,
particularly Spanish, Vietnamese and Tagalog; able to operate basic
office equipment. Time Commitment: 4-hour increments between 8 a.m.
and 5 p.m. weekdays.
Frequently Asked Questions From Volunteers
What will I do as a volunteer? You have the opportunity
to perform a variety of tasks.
Where will I work? You may work in a variety of places such
as the Business Office, Traffic, Administration,
When will I work? We would like volunteers to contribute
at least 12 hours a month to our programs. This depends on your
schedule as well as the department schedules.
Who will supervise me? You will report to the person designated
as your supervisor. You may also receive work assignments, training
and direction from other employees as designated by your supervisor.
What happens if I get injured while volunteering? The Citywide
Workers' Compensation Program covers you.