Recruiting Specialist (Volunteer) US Air Force Auxiliary “Citizens Serving Communities”


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3976 Constitution AvenueCivil Air Patrol Squadron 150Joint Forces Training Base - Los AlamitosLos Alamitos, CA 90720


Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Volunteer Position Vacancy Announcement: Recruiting Specialist Volunteer Member

Long Beach Senior Squadron 150, Civil Air Patrol, US Air Force Auxiliary, JFTB Los Alamitos

Open: Indefinitely


  • Devising new strategies to encourage public interest in volunteering with Civil Air Patrol.
  • Discussing the benefits and opportunities of CAP membership with prospective members.
  • Planning and conducting periodic membership drives and open houses to attract new members and stimulate interest in current members.
  • Making presentations to outside groups, both youth and adult, to attract new members.
  • Collaborating on the design of posters and other recruiting materials and placing them in strategic locations throughout the community and online.
  • Establishing and developing relationships with local schools and other organizations.
  • Organize equipment and personnel for public events.
  • Supervising assistants.
  • Mentoring Volunteer Members assigned to, or interested in, recruiting and retention.
  • Familiarizing themselves with the organization, missions, publications, and policies of the Civil Air Patrol.


  • Strong organizational skills, people, and communication skills.
  • Ability to enter data into and generate reports from an online database system.
  • Aged 18 or older.
  • Willingness to become a member of the Civil Air Patrol and comply with all internal regulations and procedures
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Enthusiasm for community service and working with youth.


  • Access to recruiting, retention, and leadership training and opportunities.
  • Formal recognition of training, qualification, and experience through CAP's Recruiting and Retention Officer Specialty Track.
  • Training and mentoring available from higher headquarters' Recruiting and Retention Officers.
  • Networking and training at Wing, Region, and National Conferences.

In addition to position-specific duties, all members are encouraged to participate in Civil Air Patrol’s Emergency Services, Aerospace Education, and Cadet Program missions. A wide variety of Emergency Services and other training opportunities are available if desired, though participation is not required.

The Long Beach Senior Squadron ("Squadron 150") of the California Wing is comprised completely of adult members and meets at the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training base every Thursday evening at 7:30 PM.

Squadron 150 participates in Search and Rescue (SAR) missions, Search and Rescue training exercises (SAREXes), and disaster relief efforts. In addition to providing services to the United States Air force, Squadron 150 participates with other organizations such as the Department of Homeland Security, FEMA and Cal EMA (OES).

Learn New Skills!!! - Those interested in joining CAP and Squadron 150 should expect to participate in regular training and should plan on participating in at least three meetings per month.

Veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to join.

Applicants please contact:



  • Program Management
  • Recruiting
  • Human Resources Recruitment

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Thursday Evenings 7:30 to 9:00
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