Volunteer Opportunity Details:
Male volunteers are needed to mentor inmates before and after their release from the Fairfax County jail. Mentoring pairs will be matched based on age, interests, and need.Volunteers will mentor the same person during the 15-month commitment (3 months mentoring in the jail; 12 months in the community). Weekly commitment is approximately 2 hours plus travel time to the jail. Training is provided by OAR and the Fairfax County Sheriff's Department. A background check will be conducted.
Initially a volunteer applicant attends a 2 hour OAR Orientation. Attendance at a Sheriff Department training is required. Additionally, 2 hour OAR mission related in-services are held every other month.
This opportunity is sponsored by: Opportunities, Alternatives And Resources (OAR) Of Fairfax County, Inc.
Web Site: http://www.oarfairfax.org
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