About V.I.P.

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The SJCSO Volunteers in Partnership (V.I.P.) program allows citizens the opportunity to participate in the day-to-day operations of the Sheriff’s Office. Volunteers are assigned to the various departments and divisions within the office where they work side by side with Sheriff’s Office employees. Volunteers are exposed to the behind the scenes workings of the Sheriff Office and assist employees in every aspect of SJCSO operations.

Volunteer Opportunities

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office Volunteers In Partnership Program is a collective group of citizens with a true and common desire to partner with the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office by volunteering their services while learning more about the internal workings of the Sheriff’s Office.

Who is qualified to volunteer?

Minimum Requirements:

To be eligible for application you must be:

  • A United States Citizen
  • 18 years of age
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Successfully complete a criminal history check and background investigation
  • Pass an interview panel

Specific Requirements:

Each volunteer position has unique qualifications and requirements. The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office has a variety of volunteer opportunities available that just might be right for you! You can volunteer your time in an assistance/support role in various departments throughout the agency or volunteer in areas where you can put your specialized skills to work. Although we always endeavor to accommodate requests for volunteer service, some of our volunteer positions may not be open at the time you submit your application.

Are you ready to utilize your knowledge, skills, abilities and interest in law enforcement by assisting the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office? If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a San Juan County Sheriff’s Office volunteer, click here to complete the application. Or contact:

Community Relations Division
San Juan County Sheriff’s Office
211 South Oliver
Aztec, NM 87410

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For a complete list of Volunteer Positions available click here.

For additional information, please contact the Community Relations Office at (505) 334-6107.