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 not be on any form of probation or parole for at least one year
Must have a valid California Driver License
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 Lynsey Semon at 916-874-1544 or email: SemonL@saccounty.net.