Authorized Auxiliarists may work at Coast Guard recruiting offices and may wear the Coast Guard Recruiting Badge, in addition to any others. In order for Auxiliarists to qualify as a recruiter and wear this badge, they shall:
Meet the Commandant’s weight standards.
Meet the Commandant’s grooming and uniform appearance standards.
Have completed recruiter training or the recruiter PQS.
Be actively working for a Coast Guard recruiting office and receive a positive recommendation from the Recruiter-in-Charge (RIC).
The RIC of the recruiting office must forward a request to the Mission Execution Branch Chief via the RIC’s enlisted recruiting supervisor.
Coast Guard Academy - Academy Partner
Auxiliarists are authorized assignment to duty to assist the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) with recruitment of cadet candidates as part of the Academy Admissions Partner Program (AAPP). Such assignment includes orientation and counseling of high school students, attendance at college fairs, and participation in the Academy Introduction Mission (AIM) each summer at USCGA.
Coast Guard Auxiliary
All Auxiliary members represent the US Coast Guard Auxiliary and therefore are acting as recruiters. Those Auxiliarists who take a more active role in recruiting are eligible for recognition awards.