Conservation Police Officer Academy

General Description:

The volunteer will provide administrative and reception support for the Conservation Police Office Academy at the Richmond headquarters.

Specific Duties:

  • Maintain work flow and functions of the office
  • Distribute mail and other items to staff
  • Inform staff of urgent or critical correspondence in a timely manner
  • Handle and maintain files in a secure and confidential manner
  • Handle incoming correspondence and inquiries from the public
  • Copy training materials to support the Academy instruction program
  • Answer questions and route persons/calls to the appropriate staff
  • Assist with the accurate and appropriate recording of student and instructor records


  • Working knowledge of generally accepted office practices and procedures
  • Ability to use basic office equipment, telephone, copier, FAX, computer
  • Computer literacy and knowledge of generally used software is a plus
  • Good communication and language skills
  • Ability to maintain a cooperative working relationship with staff and the public
  • Ability to provide courteous customer service to visitors and callers
  • Ability to promote a positive attitude and willingness to learn


  • Orientation
  • On the Job Training
  • Advanced - as determined by responsibilities undertaken