Victim Impact Facilitator
The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is currently recruiting volunteer facilitators who want to make a difference and believe that people can change; work in the Jail’s Victim Impact classes and help inmates learn to recognize the impact of their behavior on others. Be part of a program that makes a difference. The program has been ongoing for the past 9 years and has been recognized for numerous awards. Taking volunteer applications until January 30, 2019, Victim Impact Facilitator Training will be in February.
Men’s classes run for 8 weeks, meeting once per week for 2 hours on Thursdays from 3:00 – 5:00 PM. Additionally, 2 hours of preparation time which includes reviewing inmate homework is required. 16 hours of training will be provided. Classes are facilitated with two facilitators. The Victim Impact Team consists of four facilitators that rotate every 8 weeks. Class curriculum includes speakers, documentary DVD and facilitating discussion; emphasis on accountability and change. New facilitators will be paired with an experienced facilitator until fully trained.