Many volunteer opportunities are available to increase the range of services and programs offered to the inmates. Volunteers increase personal contact with inmates, broaden community resources for the facility, and increase public awareness of the regional jail.
The Pamunkey Regional Jail is seeking volunteers to assist in the following areas:
Substance abuse counseling
Computer and information technology
Tutoring or academic training
Volunteer candidates will fill out an application and list any specialized knowledge or skills. Prior to starting volunteer duties, candidates are:
Given a handbook
Provided orientation training
Provided a code of ethics
Informed about the rules and regulations of the facility
Trained on staff and inmates relations
Counseled on confidential information
Informed on what to do in case of emergencies
If you are interested in volunteering, contact the programs officer at 804-537-6400, extension 3040.