Welcome to C.I.V.I.C. - Cocoa Involves Volunteers In our Community!
Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer with the City of Cocoa C.I.V.I.C. Volunteer Program.
This unpaid position is of volunteer nature and the purpose is to perform general office work or other duties assigned in designated department or area of assignment under supervision. Volunteers/Interns will obtain opportunities to receive practical work experience and skill development while learning the various career areas, functions, operations, and activities of a municipal employer.
In the City of Cocoa, we strive to provide exceptional public services that meet the needs of our citizens while also enhancing the quality of life for our residents and visitors. The City of Cocoa has developed a program to better connect the public to the City through community engagement. The "Cocoa Involves Volunteers In our Community" (C.I.V.I.C.) Volunteer Program coordinates efforts to allow volunteer participation in many City departments or City sponsored events. Each Citizen of Cocoa is encouraged to invest time in the Cocoa community by becoming a volunteer to assist in short/long-term projects. The volunteer experience helps strengthen the City's resources and the knowledge of volunteers can noticeably benefit and serve our community.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Why should I consider volunteering in the City of Cocoa's C.I.V.I.C. Program?
Reasons to join the C.I.V.I.C. Program
Serving your community by providing your time as a volunteer is an investment for the City but also has personal rewards. Did you know that by volunteering in your Community, you will receive positive benefits? Consider the following:
Strengthen self-esteem and confidence
Give back to others and feel valued
Know what is going on where you live
Set an example and be a role model
Make new friends
Gain knowledge and experience
Learn new skills
Try out new employment paths
Earn academic credit (where available)
Establish contacts to aid in career seeking endeavors
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
As a C.I.V.I.C. Program volunteer, you will quickly learn that your personal volunteer experience will reward you more than you will ever imagine. The City of Cocoa needs you! Consider becoming a C.I.V.I.C. Program volunteer to better connect to your City through community engagement. You will be glad you made a difference "Serving the Community".
How can you become a C.I.V.I.C. Program Volunteer?
Complete a C.I.V.I.C. Program Volunteer Application online now. When submitting your application, you may be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire depending on the volunteer assignment, location, etc.
Participate in the required background and reference check process. Human Resources staff will inform you when the process starts, and you may be required to provide additional information. This is an important and required part of the volunteer program, and the level of background check may depend on area of assignment.
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