Volunteer - Elder Affairs Unit


The Attorney General’s office recently announced a newly launched Elder Affairs Unit focused on stopping and preventing elder abuse. This unit has an ongoing need for dedicated volunteers.  Applicants will be highly motivated Arizonans with an interest in helping to protect older adults from abuse and exploitation. 

This volunteer program will provide an excellent opportunity to work with multiple divisions within the Attorney General’s office as well as experienced investigators involved in various types of criminal and civil investigations and complaint intake. Investigations may involve:

  • Vulnerable adult abuse;
  • Medical fraud;
  • Consumer fraud;
  • White collar crimes; and
  • Money laundering;


  • Volunteer Period: A minimum of one year.

  • Time: 2-3 days per week with a minimum of 5 hours per day. Hours will fall between 8:00AM-5:00PM, Monday through Friday. 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Office, Word and PowerPoint.

  • The position requires good writing, communication, computer skills, as well as the ability to work both in a team setting and independently.

  • The ability to handle research assignments, data entry, and interaction with constituents, as well as manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.

  • Successfully pass a criminal background check and submit to an oral interview. 

  • These positions are non-paid.

  • Applicants must possess a valid Arizona Driver License.

  • Must be 18 years or older.

  • Bilingual preferred. 

  • As a veteran supportive employer, we value military veterans for their unique skills and training. 

  • Management experience preferred.

Applicants under serious consideration will be required to: 

> Submit to an oral panel interview. 

> Be fingerprinted and successfully pass a criminal background check prior to acceptance into the program.

> A volunteer position offer cannot be tendered until the candidate has successfully passed the initial background check. Not every applicant will be accepted. 

> All accepted volunteers must complete a training/orientation program and sign a letter of confidentiality due to the sensitive nature of the investigations they will be involved with.


Please email a resume and cover letter to [email protected] . If retired with no current resume, please include a separate letter with information on career history prior to retirement. 

If you have any questions, please email them to [email protected]

All applicants under serious consideration for hire with the Attorney General's Office are required to be fingerprinted and complete a criminal background check through State and Federal agencies. A job offer cannot be tendered until the candidate has successfully passed the initial background check. Your record does not automatically constitute a bar to employment. Factors such as, but not limited to, age at time of offense and age of offense, as well as the relationship between the offense and the job for which you apply will be considered.

During all phases of the selection process, people with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the AG’s Human Resources Office at (602) 542-8056 or via e-mail at [email protected] 

The Arizona Office of the Attorney General does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age in its programs, activities or in its hiring and employment practices.