What does V.O.I.C.E. mean?
Volunteer Observing Impacting Community Efforts.
What will I be doing?
Neighborhood watches/area checks, vacation house checks, assisting deputies at vehicle crashes, child fingerprinting, clerical/support work, assisting with mail duties, moving department vehicles to various destinations, tagging abandoned vehicles, parking enforcement, etc.
How old can I be?
Over 18 years of age with no upper age limit.
How am I trained?
We train by using on the job training with a Field Training Officer (FTO).
Do I wear a uniform?
Yes, we provide shirts, caps, jackets that are washable. You will be responsible for furnishing your own black slacks and shoes.
Can I be a part time resident and still be a V.O.I.C.E. member?
Am I assigned specific hours or days to work?
No, you work when you want or when you have signed up to work a specific detail. We send out a list of details/opportunities to work every week and from that list you can pick how or where you want to volunteer.
What if I change my mind and want to be assigned to clerical/office duties?
Yes, we have opportunities to volunteer as a clerical member.
Can I work with a partner?
Do I have to have a Florida driver's license?
No, a valid driver’s license or state issued I.D. card.
Do I have to be a U.S. citizen?
Will I have to take a drug test, I take prescription medicine?
Yes, a drug test is required.