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Volunteers

We recognize that the Covid-19 pandemic made meeting our objective of providing prisoners with programming to improve their behavior, both before and after release from prison a challenge that we are working hard to overcome. Our commitment to recruiting dedicated, talented, and resourceful volunteers to provide services to inmates under our supervision remains a priority.

In addition to collaborating with our criminal justice stakeholders we recognize that the Covid-19 pandemic made meeting our objective of providing prisoners with programming to improve their behavior, both before and after release from prison a challenge that we are working hard to overcome. Our commitment to recruiting dedicated, talented, and resourceful volunteers to provide services to inmates under our supervision remains a priority.

Why Become a Volunteer?

The CCCC is truly grateful for individual volunteers and those who partner with non-governmental and faith-based organizations in supporting our offender population by sharing their talents and time. We are always on the lookout for more volunteers. Are you ready to make a difference in your community?

What kind of qualifications do I need?

  1. Must be 18 years of age or older and possess a valid government issued identification card.
  2. Must not have a relation to inmate(s) under CCCC supervision.
  3. Good reputation, good character and a desire to serve humanity.
  4. Successful formerly incarcerated persons are strongly encouraged to volunteer.
  5. Volunteers are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, social, economic and education level or religious affiliation.

In what areas can I volunteer?

  1. Volunteers can assist in providing counseling, housing, job placement training, money management training, and other personal development opportunities.
  2. Volunteers can participate in faith-based programming and substance abuse programming for offenders and ex-offenders.
  3. Volunteers can participate in Victim-Awareness programming opportunities through the Office of Victim Services.
  4. Volunteers can provide Re-entry Evidence Programming to assist in reducing recidivism.

 

Volunteer Manual

We are in search of volunteers right now. Interested volunteers can learn more about the Cuyahoga County Correction Center (CCCC) by applying now.