U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarist


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

GT BRAY PARK - Main entrance off of 59th St. W.MANATEE FLOTILLA 81 BUILDING5801 33rd Avenue Drive WestBRADENTON, FL 34207

Division 8 is composed of 7 flotillas from Palmetto to Englewood, FL. Manatee Fl. 83 is geograpically located in the middle of the Division and meets at the Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport.

About

"America's Volunteer Coastguardsmen" - Part of Team Coast Guard under the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security........ We supply direct support of most Coast Guard activities (except Law Enforcement). Members may become involved in boating activities such as safety patrols (on the water), public education classes, vessel safety checks and marine/environmental safety. Opportunites also exist in the Air Operations program whereby already qualified private pilots may fly patrols and non-pilot members can train as Air Observers. Privately owned planes are certified as Auxiliary Air Facilities with fuel reimbursement and maintenance allowance. Public Affairs, Computer Services, Publications, Auxiliary Chef, Member Training and Radio Communications are also areas of interest. Boat owners who offer their boats as Operational Facilities receive fuel reimbursement and a maintenance allowance. Surface and air activities are conducted under U.S. Coast Guard issued orders. Fellowship is also a key cornerstone. Recent military veterans are encouraged to join. Must be at leat 17 YOA to join, a U.S. citizen. No age limit. We are a diversified organization dedicated to supporting the U.S. Coast Guard and its missions.

Skills

  • Telecommunications
  • Aviation
  • Food Service
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Water Recreation
  • Search & Rescue

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Requirements vary with individual programs.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
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