Become an ACSO Volunteer

The Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office is proud to offer diverse volunteer opportunities for community member involvement. Our volunteers bring an array of skills and talents, fresh perspective, and tremendous commitment to their volunteer roles that repeatedly demonstrate how essential this partnership between our agency and our community truly is.

ACSO volunteers work in a variety of capacities throughout the agency including investigative support, crime prevention education, issuing VIN inspections, service of civil paperwork, and chaplain services to inmates.

By joining our volunteer program your skills and knowledge can be put to use serving our community.

The Archuleta County Sheriff's Office is looking for positive, proactive, energetic and enthusiastic individuals that support our core principles of community, safety and service.

If you are interested in volunteering at the Sheriff's Office or the Upper San Juan Search and Rescue, please download the application, complete and drop it off at the Sheriff's Office.

Volunteer Application
Search and Rescue Volunteer Application

How to be involved with the Sheriff's Wildland Fire Crew

Archuleta County is seeking volunteers to help during the wildland fire season. You must be 18 years or older, in good health, and able pass a physical test. The test is comparable to hiking with a large backpack. We will send you to training and issue gear at no cost to you!

If you are interested or have any questions please call the Emergency Operations Center at 970-731-4799