Volunteer Opportunity Details

Boulder County Volunteers!
Position Title:Reentry Specialist
Department:Community Services
Category:Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Time Commitment or Project Date:1 year; 2 hrs twice per week
Location:
Boulder County Jail
Program Summary:
The new Reentry Program prepares inmates for release by ensuring participants are ready to obtain employment, have access to community resources and learn how to navigate them.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide support to inmates in the Reentry Program prepare for release. Assist inmates with acquiring vital records and identity documents necessary for obtaining employment. Help inmates use local resources to locate and obtain clothing.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Must have ability to work effectively with inmates, ability to work a computer and navigate the internet. Multi-tasking skills required. Personal values should include a non-judgmental attitude, flexibility, patience and a good sense of humor.
Application or Registration Deadline:3/15/2013 5:00 PM
Application Process:
Please visit the Justice System Volunteer Program (JSVP) website, http://bouldercountyjusticevolunteers.org or e-mail educational/professional information about yourself to Tammi at JSVP@bouldercounty.org     
Training Dates and Information:
A general orientation to the Justice System is mandatory for all volunteers. Volunteers will train with volunteer supervisor and instructors at the Boulder County Jail. When necessary, volunteer will work with jail staff and/or community members and resources.
Additional Information:
All volunteers in the Boulder County Jail must attend a Jail Safety class before placement.
Contact:
303-441-3718 or Tammi at JSVP@bouldercounty.org

Policies

All volunteers need to review Boulder County's Multicultural Diversity and Harassment Policies before starting their volunteer assignment.

If you need special assistance to fill out a volunteer application, please contact our Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator at 303-441-3525.

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