Professional Staff / Civilian Positions
There are many other civilian positions available within the Sheriff's Office. Simply meet the minimum requirements, complete the background investigation process, and start your career with the Sheriff's Office.
Help give back to your community, and become a volunteer for the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office. You will go through a background process before you start your exciting service. As a volunteer, you can work at many of the Sheriff’s Office locations such as the Academy, Hall of Justice, Main Jail, Sheriff’s Headquarters, Sheriff’s West Valley Division, and many other Sheriff's Community Events.
Contact the Reserve Unit
at (408) 808-4570 to apply
At least 18 years of age.
No Felony convictions.
Desire to be involved with your community.
Must be of Good Moral Character.
Complete 24 volunteer hours per year.
Accurately complete a Volunteer Application.
We will conduct a Background Inquiry.
Fingerprinted through LiveScan.
This process can take approximately 3 months.