BCSO Volunteers are asked to work a 4-hour shift of their choice each week on business days from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at our Hilton Head Office. Main duties for these volunteers involve answering phones and assisting those who come into the office. 

For further inquiries regarding the Volunteer Program, please call either our Hilton Head Office at (843) 255-3300 or our Beaufort Office at (843) 255-3200. 

Anyone interesting in becoming a BCSO Volunteer should complete and submit the below application.

PLEASE LIST THREE REFERENCES (Name, Address and Telephone Numbers)


I certify that all answers given herein are true and complete to the best of my knowledge.

I hereby authorize and request each person, former employer, firm, or corporation, given as reference, to answer any and all questions related to my past work, performance and skills. I hereby release from liability the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, and its representatives for seeking such information and all persons, corporations or organizations for furnishing such information.

As a prerequisite to my volunteer work, I agree that I will consent to answering any questions concerning my use of drugs and/or alcohol.

Inasmuch as I am a volunteer, I agree to not hold the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office liable for any physical illness or damage that may happen to me while I am serving as a volunteer.

I fully understand that my duties will encompass those matters mostly pertaining to clerical work, and not those involving investigations, arrests, or any activity that will resemble that of a certified law enforcement officer.

I agree that any information I may learn as a result of my volunteer work in the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office will remain confidential.


Prior to the submission of my Volunteer Application, I understand that before I am assigned to a volunteer position with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, a standard background investigation will be conducted. By submitting this application, I hereby authorize this investigation and that all information contained in this application is true and correct.