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Office Assistant - San Mateo County Sheriff's Department

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RSVP of San Mateo & Northern Santa Clara Counties

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The Sheriff’s Department is committed to providing effective professional law enforcement services in a humane and cost-efficient manner. The volunteer program is designed to assist Sheriff's personnel. This will free personnel to deliver additional service to the public.

Office Assistant Volunteer job location varies throughout San Mateo County. Typical volunteer activities include clerical, typing, computer work, making photocopies, disseminate disaster preparedness materials, phone and greeting visitors. The volunteers assigned to records will assist with data entry, greet people at the front counter and assist with other projects as assigned. Volunteers will also assist administration and support services as needed.

In addition, Volunteers are needed to participate with Disaster Preparedness by disseminating critical information to the community at numerous events throughout the year. During our silver dragon exercise volunteers are driven to designated locations where they distribute packets that include, but are not limited to, information on medications. In addition, volunteers holding an Amateur Radio license will assist with calls. Hours available varies; typically between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Orientation and training provided.

Good computer skills and experience in office administration and organization.

Citizens who wish to join the volunteer program must live in San Mateo County, pass a background investigation, contribute a minimum of ten hours a month and commit to at least a year of service. Hours available varies; typically between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Orientation and training provided.

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About RSVP of San Mateo & Northern Santa Clara Counties


Mills Peninsula Senior Focus, 1720 El Camino Real, Ste 10, Burlingame, CA 94010, US

Mission Statement

RSVP is a nationwide network of experienced adults who contribute their time and talents to important programs that strengthen their communities. RSVP of San Mateo & Northern Santa Clara Counties is sponsored by Mills-Peninsula Health Services. RSVP is administered by the Corporation for National & Community Service, the federal agency that supports service and volunteering programs to improve lives, strengthen communities and foster civic engagement. We serve all of San Mateo County and the cities of Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Mountain View. Palo Alto, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills in Santa Clara County.



RSVP provides opportunities for people 55 and over to make a difference in their community through volunteer service. RSVP volunteers contribute anywhere from a few to over forty hours a week, serving through schools, day care centers, police departments, hospitals and other nonprofit and public organizations to help meet critical community needs. RSVP offers maximum flexibility and choice to its volunteers. RSVP matches the personal interests and skills of older Americans with opportunities to help solve community problems and offers supplemental insurance while on duty, pre-service orientation, and on-the-job training from the agency or organization where volunteers are placed.

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RSVP of San Mateo & Northern Santa Clara Counties1720 El Camino Real, Ste 10Burlingame, CA 94010



  • Disaster Response
  • Office Reception
  • People Skills
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Law Enforcement
  • Data Entry


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours shift per week for one year

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