Volunteering: Things to know!

The Minimum Requirements to Volunteer: 

  • Volunteers shall be 21 or older and sufficiently mature to handle the responsiblitiies involved 
  • Must complete Initial Training (followed by annual recertification thereafter)
  • Pass initial Background Check (followed by annual background check thereafter)
    • Pending criminal charges are ineligible 
    • Past convictions require approval from the Director of Corrections
    • Must be off of all supervision for a minimum of 1 year before applying 
  • Initial TB test (followed by annual TB test thereafter)
  • Physical (Juvenile Detention Only) 


For additional information, check out our Recruiting, Screening & Responsibilities of Volunteers Policy

Use this Volunteer Onboarding Worksheet to help you through the process!