Below is a list of job descriptions for public safety positions in Harvey County. The titles correspond to the timesheet jobs of active volunteers. If a volunteer job description interests you, please contact our office to discuss it further. If you currently volunteer for a position and feel the description should be updated, please contact us so that we can update the information. You deserve credit for all you do!


  • Child Advocate - Read court social and legal files pertaining to case. Read other available records/files pertaining to case. Advocate for the best interest of the child(ren) at all times. Interview interested parties. Explain the CASA role to all parties unfamiliar with the CASA program. Conduct independent and objective analysis concerning abused and neglected children. Maintain regular contact with the child a minimum of once per month.
  • Citizen's Review Board - Utilizes the training manual while reading the court's legal and social history files to prepare a game plan for facilitating the hearing. Calls CRB staff during preparation to ask questions and, if appropriate, request information/training to assist in fulfilling CRB duties. Reviews the progress of cases determining the results of efforts to carry out the reintegration or case plan and desirability and feasibility of the plan.


  • Sheriff's Senior Patrol - Assist deputies by being their eyes and ears by patrolling rural areas as well as in town.  Check vacation houses/vacant homes. Visiting "homebound" individuals as requested.


  • Safe House - To provide support at the Safe House to complete projects when needed. We encourage volunteers to do projects they are interested in ie: preparing holiday meals, yard work, misc painting and repairs, clothes closet, donations.


  • AARP Driver Safety Assistant - Assist instructors who host sessions of driver safety course. Assist in promotion of courses available.
  • Driver Safety Instructor - Instructors help class participants update their knowledge of the rules of the road, learn about normal age-related physical changes, and how to adjust driving to allow for these changes. Instructors also identify community sites to host sessions (such as libraries or community centers). Instructors receive the necessary tools and information to help promote DSP sessions through local newspapers and flyers.
  • Crossing Guard - Commit to working approximately 10 days during the school year helping school children cross 2 busy intersections in Hesston from 7:30-8:10 am and 3:00-3:30 pm. Pass the equipment on to the next scheduled volunteer.
  • Senior Posse  - Assist the Hesston Police Dept by serving the community in a professional and safe manner, in an attempt to recognize and deter criminal activity and crimes in progress. Members will assist with vacation house checks, etc.


  • Red Ribbon Campaign - Light clerical, delivering items for the annual Red Ribbon Campaign to schools in the area.