Volunteer Visitor - USP Canaan
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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. They must pass a background check and complete an interview before visiting. Volunteer visitors are expected to complete an orientation/training 1 day/month, or 12 days/year. We ask that volunteer visitors commit to visiting for at least 2 years.
This listing is for volunteers that are interested in visiting at USP Canaan, a United States Penitentiary located in Waymart, Pennsylvania serving adult male offenders.
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Fee Amount: None
This opportunity is recurring
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