Sheriff’s Office Community Services Volunteer Unit


Special Services Squad

Volunteers on the squad check on the well-being of the elderly and disabled.  On some occasions, volunteers have found persons who have fallen or who were in need of immediate medical attention.  Volunteers on the squad provide a vital service to citizens throughout Shelby County.


Community Services Volunteer


Special Services Volunteer for the Home Bound

Ready for the shift to visit the home-bound


Kids and Holiday Events

Sponsoring Holiday Events

Are there any costs involved?  No

  • Uniforms provided
  • Equipment and gear provided

Service Requirements

  • Squad members visit senior citizens and provide assistance at community functions involving the Sheriff’s Office 
  • Members may also be assigned to assist other Sheriff’s Office bureaus
  • Monthly Time Commitment: 16 hours/month
  • Be 18 years-old

Required Training

  • Sexual Harassment
  • Aids/Hepatitis/Blood Borne Pathogens
  • CPR
  • AAA Driving Course
  • Radio Communications
  • Child Abuse/Neglect
  • Elderly Abuse
  • Policy and Procedures

Click on the links to print a Community Services application and the Background Information Form.
(Please include your Name, Address, and Phone Number in the email)

To order an application by phone call: (901) 222-5875


Volunteer Opportunities

Be A Volunteer

Reserve Deputy

Emergency Services Volunteer

Jail Volunteers

Explorer Academy

Mailing Address:
Volunteer Services Bureau
989 Dovecrest
Memphis, TN 38134
Phone: 901-222-5875