Volunteer Visitor - MDC Los Angeles
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Recruiting Organization: Prisoner Visitation and Support
Prisoner Visitation and Support (PVS) is the only organization authorized by the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the Department of Defense to visit any prisoner in the Federal and Military prison systems. The primary focus is on seeing those prisoners with an acute need for human contact -- those prisoners without regular visits, those serving long sentences who are far from home, those in solitary confinement and on death row, and those who are frequently transferred from prison to prison. PVS visitors let the prisoners set the agenda for what they discuss. Common concerns are: lack of contact with family, untreated medical problems, work or educational plans upon release, current events, literature, etc.
Volunteer visitors must be at least 21 years old and complete an interview and background check before visiting. Once approved to visit, volunteers complete an orientation or training one day/month (12 days/year). We ask that volunteers commit to visiting for at least 2 years.
This listing is for volunteers that are interested in visiting at MDC Los Angeles, a medical detention center in Lost Angeles serving male and female offenders.
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Fee Amount: None
This opportunity is recurring
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