Criminal Justice & Public Safety
public safety volunteers

Criminal Justice & Public Safety Volunteers

Volunteer Opportunities

Position Title Time Commitment & Minimum Age Application or Registration Deadline
Restorative Justice Facilitator One-year commitment, attend a 40 hour training, monthly support meetings. Must be at least 21-years-old.
Staff Assistant, Juvenile Assessment Center, Justice System Volunteer Program Must be 21 years old to apply. One 5 hour shift per week FRIDAY EVENINGS or Saturdays, for 6 months. For school credit - 2 5hour shifts each week. 01/15/2016
Victim Advocate – On Scene The advocate must be willing to make a one-year commitment to the program, to attend monthly support meetings and be on-call one week per month, during an assigned shift. Applicants must be at least 21-years-old. 12/29/2017
Victim Advocate – Outreach The advocate makes a one-year commitment to the program, to attend monthly support meetings, and commits to an average of four to six hours of victim outreach per month. Applicants must be at least 21-years-old.
Victim/Witness Assistance Program Must be 21 years old to apply. 8 hours/week during business hours for one year, preferably longer. 04/30/2017
Arraignments Assistants – Longmont & Boulder Courthouses Must be 19 years old to apply. One 3 to 4-hour shift per week in the morning in Boulder, on Friday 1-4 in Longmont. Arraignments held in Boulder Mon-Thur between the hours of 9:00-12:00 noon (may be shortened depending on caseload). 9 mo. commitment req. 05/12/2017
Bilingual Community Protection Volunteer Assistant – DA’s office Must be 21 years old to apply. 4 to 24 hours per month. A one-year commitment is preferred. 05/01/2017

Policies

All volunteers need to review Boulder County’s Multicultural Diversity and EEO and Unlawful Discrimination 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.

Boulder County supports infants at work when feasible, so please inquire with the volunteer coordinator if you are a new parent considering a volunteer opportunity.

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Foothills United Way’s Volunteer Connection provides an online, searchable database which includes hundreds of different types of volunteer opportunities with local nonprofits and local government agencies. Local nonprofits and other local government agencies may post their volunteer opportunities directly on their own websites as well.