Volunteer Opportunities

The Sheriff’s Office is fortunate to have capable citizens willing to offer their time and skills in so many different venues while providing a tremendous service and save countless hours for our uniformed and civilian personnel.

If you have skills or experience that might be a fit for us and you are interested in volunteering (background check required), please contact us.

VSAR - Volunteer Search and Rescue

The Recreation Safety Section has management and oversight of the KCSO Volunteer Search and Rescue Unit. This (VSAR) nonprofit unit is made up of fifty plus sworn volunteer members with various skill sets.  VSAR's main focus is on Search Management and ground search efforts, including use of ATVs and snowmobiles.  Many of our members are also certified trackers or dog team members.  For more information on becoming a VSAR volunteer, please contact: azitterkopf@kcgov.us