San Diego County CA— The California Highway Patrol is accepting applications for the Senior Volunteer Program. Membership is open to senior citizens 55-years of age or older, who are in good physical condition and who are residents of San Diego County.
Applicants must be interested in public safety and service, willing to volunteer their talents, and be willing to adhere to California Highway Patrol standards and expectations. They must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
All applicants must be of good moral character and successfully complete a background investigation. It is anticipated that the next training academy will take place in April.
The purpose of the Senior Volunteer Program is to support the California Highway Patrol in an ancillary role, for traffic control, public relations, for assistance at DUI checkpoints, administrative and office assistance. The volunteers also assist in traffic control at special events in San Diego County.
Applications are available at the CHP Area Office at 435 La Tortuga Dr. Vista, CA. 92081. Or call (760) 643-3400 for more information.
Applicants should attach a copy of their California Driver License with their application.
Final selection and appointments to this program will be at the discretion of the CHP Area Commander and the Senior Volunteer Administrator.
A one week academy will be conducted in San Diego for approved applicants.