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Become a volunteer (Candidate) and take up The Cadet Corps Challenge!  We are highly trained law enforcement and academic professionals, with over 50 years of experience in our perspective fields. We are determine to, “Keep the negative elements of society away from our children.” However, we cannot accomplish this task alone. We are in the process of expanding our programs which will include research regarding the Criminal Justice System in the 6 regions in the United States.

Northeast Region

Southeast Region

Mideast Region

Midwest Region

Northwest Region

Southwest Region


Mentor Positions For All 50 States (Volunteers needed). Take up The Cadet Corps Challenge! The Cadet Corps is dedicated to combating juvenile delinquency and preventing youth incarceration through leadership and mentoring programs. You must work in the following professions:

  • Active Duty or Retired Police Officer.
  • Active Duty or Retired Firefighter.
  • Active or Retired School Teacher. 

Volunteer Positions Available:

  • Recruiting.
  • Administrations.
  • Operations. 


The mentor will be responsible for establishing group mentoring programs in a designated municipality, county or state. The position is a program coordinator and can advance to a National Director based on the operational need. They will be responsible for meeting with a group of mentees monthly. Additionally, they will monitor the mentees behavior and academic studies. The mentor may be asked to work on certain aspects of the young person’s development. He or she will work closely with The Cadet Corps staff through phone contact, personal conferences and group meetings to understand the youth and his or her family better and to facilitate activities to help the mentee.

The mentor will serve as an example/role model to demonstrate that adults can give, and should receive, respect. Also, Self-realization and improved self-esteem for the young person are important goals of the relationship. This program is for High School, Middle School and Elementary School children and for rural, urban and suburban kids. The goal is to keep our children away from negative elements of our communities. It should be emphasized that the volunteer in no way replaces the parent or the family’s social worker. Rather, he or she provides leadership and guidance.



  • A graduate of a certified state law enforcement police academy or
  • A graduate of a certified state Firefighters Academy or
  • A state certified school teacher.
  • Willing to submit to a criminal history check.
  • Complete employment application at
  • Submit a resume and cover letter at 



Young people throughout the community need the companionship of a volunteer mentor. The project seeks to place volunteers as close to their own homes as possible. During the course of interviewing and placement, volunteers will have the opportunity to state any preferences and The Cadet Corps will comply with these preferences as nearly as possible. Before making any match, project staff will consider location, interests, skills, background, knowledge and temperament of both the young person and the volunteer. All mentors are required to wear The Cadet Corps designated uniform and rank. The rank will be based on an evaluation of the mentors resume and application; in addition to, the operational need of The Cadet Corps. The volunteer must complete The Cadet Corps Basic Leadership Course before an assignment to a leadership role.


  • Training sessions are offered on a regular basis for the volunteer’s personal growth and development;
  • Volunteers can assume that their skills in working with young people will increase and that their work will lead to more challenging volunteer assignments if that is their desire; and
  • Volunteers receive ongoing support and recognition. A staff person will be assigned to work with them.
On completion of the assignment, the volunteer may request a written performance appraisal from The Cadet Corps staff..
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The Cadet Corps Basic Leadership Course:
  • The Cadet Corps Indoctrination Course. 
  • Basic Equal Employment Opportunity Course.
  • Basic Juvenile Delinquency Course.

Grants Administrators (Remote Location) will provide leadership and direction for programs funded by federal, state, and private funds; oversee the financial administration of federal, state, and private grants; ensure that program staff accomplish their approved program initiatives and that the program officer meets compliance and reporting requirements. Assist in the budget development process and perform budget analysis duties as assigned by the President or his/her designee.


Recruiting Coordinator Internship (Remote Location). This is a volunteer position. We are building a team of recruiters.  The recruiting coordinator will implement strategic recruiting of college students for The Cadet Corps Mentoring Programs. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to the President of The Cadet Corps.



  • A part-time or full-time college student from an accredited college or university or
  • A graduate from an accredited college or university.
  • Willing to submit to a criminal history check.
  • Submit cover letter and resume regarding the volunteer position at   


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The Cadet Corps PO Box 273
Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

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