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Last updated on February 4, 2014

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.

We need volunteers who are free at these times
This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Adults (26-54)  Individual
Adults (55+)  Multi-lingual

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Contact Person:
Pfau Lauren, Volunteer Coordinator, (703) 246-3139, (email)
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 10640 Page Ave Ste 250
Fairfax, VA 22030
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 Turn on to Page Avenue off of Judicail Drive at the Red Hot and Blue Restaurant on Rt 123. Stay on Judicial following the curve to the right. At that point you will see a large new Post Office. Turn right on to Page at the Post Office and continue to the first non post office driveway on your left. Turn left into the parking lot. Parking is free, but you must come to second floor OAR office to avoid towing. OAR is directly across from the less secure juvenile center.
  Nearest Metro/Subway Stop: Vienna,
  Walk distance (in minutes): N/A
  Nearest Bus Stop: Que, 5 minute walk

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METRO rail accessible?
Last updated on February 4, 2014

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