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Youth Mentors/Other Volunteers Hartselle, General Joe Wheeler Squadron

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Civil Air Patrol Alabama Wing

Preparing for flight

COVID-19 Volunteer Service currently includes transporting Covid-19 test kits to and from rural locations via ground and air. Volunteers are needed to help us continue this already 8 month mission to serve our community.

General Joe Wheeler Squadron members recently participated in the Alabama Wing Search and Rescue Exercise out of Huntsville Executive Airport. They received training and utilized their skills to complete simulated mission tasks.

Many volunteer opportunities are available including; Aircrews
, Transportation Management, Public Affairs, Aerospace Education, Cyber Security, Social Media, Aerial Photography, and
Logistics to name a few, Our greatest need right now is for volunteers who are interested in mentoring and providing leadership development for youth a few times per month?

General Joe Wheeler Composite Squadron meets 2nd and 4th Thursday's at 6:00 p.m.

If you’re up for the task, CAP offers ordinary citizens stimulating training opportunities few experience outside the military.

General Joe Wheeler Squadron meets each Monday 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in Hartselle, Alabama or, under Covid-19 restrictions, virtually.

Qualifications: · Enthusiasm for community service, individuals interested in working with youth with teaching skills. Veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to join. Strong organizational, people, and communication skills helpful. · Aged 18 or older for Senior (adult) members and 12 to 18 for Cadet members. · Willingness to become a member of the Civil Air Patrol. · Adults, Ability to pass a background check. ·


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About Civil Air Patrol Alabama Wing


111 South Kuter Street, Building 711, Maxwell AFB, AL 36112, US

Mission Statement

CAP supports America’s communities through emergency response, flying and ground services, youth development, and promotion of air, space and cyber power.


Civil Air Patrol is congressionally chartered and operates as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. CAP performs services for the federal government as the official civilian auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force and for states/local communities as a nonprofit organization. CAP is made up of eight geographic regions consisting of 52 wings (the 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia). It is a strategic partner of the Air Force, serving as a member of its Total Force. CAP has three primary missions - Emergency Services, Cadet Programs and Aerospace Education. Civil Air Patrol -Saves an average of 80 lives per year -Operates one of the largest fleet of single-engine piston aircraft in the world, with 560 planes currently in the fleet -Consists of 1,437 squadrons and approximately 56,000 volunteer youth and adult members nationwide -Flew over 104,500 hours in 2016 -Contributed nearly $167 million in man-hours in past year, serving the disaster relief and emergency service needs of communities, states and the nation.

Children & Youth
Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


General Joe Wheeler Squadron Civil Air Patrol1000 Bethel RoadHartselle, AL 35640



  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Program Management
  • Aviation
  • STEM
  • Operations




  • Varies. Adults in Squadron meet 2 hours bi-weekly and cadets meet weekly. Depending on interest, position, and availability 10-20 hours a month.
  • Senior Members (Adult volunteers) must be at least 18 Background Check, Orientation, Training

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