Do you have a special skill set or talent you would like to share in the area of arts and crafts, creative writing, cutting hair, physical education, life coaching skills, or maybe just a good listener? If so, this may be a great opportunity for you to play an integral part in the lives of detained and troubled youth. Volunteers are a valuable resource and are utilized in various ways at the Youth Detention Facility. Programs include, but are not limited to: mentoring, tutoring, recreational activities, youth diversion/prevention programs, and chaplaincy.
Minimum qualifications for Citizen Volunteers:
Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship
Must be at least 21 years of age or older
Must have a valid California Driver License or California Identification Card
Must attend a 4 hour Multi-Disciplinary Training annually
Must pass a background investigation which includes a $32 fee to be fingerprinted
Must test negative for tuberculosis
Commit to volunteering a minimum of 4 hours a month
For more information on being a Citizen Volunteer please call Supervising Probation Officer Jolene McArdle at 916-874-1544 or email: McArdleJ@saccounty.net.