Help Your Future Neighbors!
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Do you want to have a huge impact in the lives of others?
Do you want to make your community stronger?
Do you want to help your future neighbors become the most successful citizens they can be?
The Indiana Department of Correction is looking for volunteers at facilities throughout the state. We have numerous opportunities to become involved. Below are some examples.
- Program facilitation
- Faith-based services
- Specialty hobbies - knitting, sewing, woodshop
- Specific groups - Toastmasters, American Legion, AA/NA/GA
- Family programming, fatherhood, child care training, etc.
- Arts - performing, visual, musical, etc.
We are always open to ideas for future programming. The schedule is flexible and so is the time commitment.
You can visit our website and click on "Facilities" on the left hand column to contact the specific facility in your area or you can respond to this post for more information.
https://www.in.gov/idoc/3456.htm-Facility Volunteer Page
https://www.in.gov/idoc/2864.htm - Volunteer Page
About Indiana Department of Correction
Indiana Government Center South, 302 W. Washington St. Rm-E329, Indianapolis, IN 46204, US
Mission We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry. Vision As the model of best correctional practices, we strive to return productive citizens to our communities and inspire a culture of accountability, integrity and professionalism.
As the largest agency in the State of Indiana, the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) employees more than 6,400 Hoosiers, supervises almost 10,000 parolees in communities across the state and is responsible for the safety and security of more than 28,000 adults and 450 juveniles inside our correctional facilities.
The IDOC currently operates 20 adult facilities, 5 juvenile facilities and 10 parole districts. Even though the reach is far and wide, each small part of the Department is committed to the main tenets of our mission: to increase public safety and reduce recidivism.
We'll work with your schedule.
New Castle Correctional Facility1000 Van Nuys RoadNew Castle, IN 47362
- Music Arts
- Group Facilitation
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Potential volunteers should be punctual, reliable, adaptable, profession, and willing to learn!