Volunteer Services

The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office offers a variety of ways for citizens of Whatcom County to serve their community by volunteering to support Sheriff's Office missions. Please contact our volunteer services coordinator at 360-778-6600 or via email for more information on:
  • Chaplaincy
  • Citizens On Patrol
  • Reserve Deputies
  • Student Internships
  • Support Staff Volunteers
In addition, please see the below links for other volunteer opportunities.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Please visit the Division of Emergency Management for more information.

Search & Rescue
Learn more at the Whatcom County Search and Rescue website.

Contact Us

  1. Bureau of Civil and Support Services
    Whatcom County Sheriff's Office
    Public Safety Building
    311 Grand Avenue
    Bellingham, WA 98225

    Administration
    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    360-778-6600
    Email

    Records Division
    Monday - Friday
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    (Closed for lunch)
    1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    360-778-6670
    Email

    Civil Division
    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    360-778-6600
    Email