Department of Juvenile Justice

Department of Juvenile Justice

DJJ is the state agency responsible for providing rehabilitation and custodial care for the state’s juveniles who are on probation, incarcerated, or on parole for a criminal or status offense. The mission of the agency to protect the public and reclaim juveniles through prevention, community programs, education and rehabilitative services, in the least restrictive environment.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Share Your Talent Volunteer

Teach art, music, woodworking, life skills, job interviewing, etiquette, etc. to boys and girls, ages 14-17, who are incarcerated.
Time needed: 7 days a week, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., days and hours can be flexible depending on volunteer’s availability. Any amount of help would be appreciated.
Training required: 2-hour training (5:45 to 7:45p.m.) offered on the first Tuesday of each
month, includes review of guidelines, an interview with the volunteer coordinator and a tour of the facility.

Other requirements of participation: background check, sign volunteer guidelines, and exhibit positive upbeat attitude.

PCE Coordinator: Sheila Garrick