Interested in applying for a volunteer position, such as Patrol Reserve Deputy, Posse member, Auxiliary Unit, Victim Response Team Advocate, Investigations Intern, Jail Intern?  The LCSO volunteer application can be found here:

 Application for Patrol Reserve, Posse or other Volunteer position

Larimer County Jail Volunteer Info at Bottom of Page

For further information, please contact the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office Personnel Unit at (970) 498-5550.

Individuals applying to volunteer with the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office must go through a thorough selection process.

Convicted felons or individuals with recent drug use cannot be considered as volunteers.

All applicants are required to have a high school diploma or GED.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age (21 years of age for Reserve Deputy, Posse, Auxiliary Unit and Victim Response Team)

For all volunteer positions, applicants are required to successfully complete prior to hire:

  • Integrity interview
  • Oral board interview
  • Background investigation

In addition to the above requirements, some positions may also require:

  • Written exam (horse skills for Posse applicants)
  • Physical fitness test
  • Polygraph examination
  • Medical exam
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Drug test

If you are interested in a volunteer position at the Larimer County Jail, you must fill out the following application:


If you are selected as a jail volunteer, you must attend an orientation.  Future dates for orientation classes are available HERE

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