Opportunities abound throughout county government for you to provide hands-on assistance. Below is a sampling of the available options. If you are interested in an area you don’t see here or if you have other questions about this list, please call the Public Information and Outreach office at (360) 397-6012 ext. 3.
Sheriff’s auxiliary members — volunteers who are specially trained — work with citizens in the areas of personal safety and crime prevention. Volunteers also serve as Reserve deputies, assist with search and rescue operations, participate on advisory committees, and are members of the Explorer Program for youth.
(360) 397-6118 ext. 4111
Citizens staff advisory committees.
Community Mediation Services
Volunteer mediators act as community peacemakers by helping people communicate and solve neighborhood problems. Volunteers receive training in conflict resolution skills. Community Mediation Services is a joint Clark County/city of Vancouver program.
(360) 397-2436 ext. 4147
Clerical support and interns are needed occasionally.