Join Our Mission: Volunteer with the Juvenile Detention Center Bike Club!

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ORGANIZATION: Johnson County Department of Corrections

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Are you passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of young people? Do you believe in the transformative power of mentorship and physical activity? We're looking for dedicated volunteers to join our Bike Club at the Juvenile Detention Center and help guide and inspire our youth by building bikes from creative ideas to beautiful, working machines.

  • Commitment:** Willing to volunteer on a regular basis**
  • Knowledge of biking with ability to assist in creating a bike from the frame to completion.
  • Ability to connect with and positively influence young people.
  • Understanding the challenges faced by at-risk youth and providing a supportive, non-judgmental environment.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with staff and other volunteers to create a positive experience for the youth.

  • Enhance your skills in mentorship, leadership, and community service.
  • Ready to pedal towards a brighter future for our youth? Contact us today to get involved!

  • All volunteers must pass a background check to ensure the safety of our participants.

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About Johnson County Department of Corrections

Location:

920 W. Spruce, Olathe, KS 66061, US

Mission Statement

Johnson County Corrections supervises juvenile and adult offenders through progressive, effective and sound correction, rehabilitation, and recidivism reduction programs. The Corrections department forges partnerships to bridge the gap between offenders and the community by encouraging client responsibility and behavioral change.

Description

Volunteering with Adults

  • Mentors for the Mentoring 2 Excel Program
  • Structured programming that aids in behavior change
  • Skill Building

Requirements to Volunteer

  • Submit a Volunteer Interest Form
  • Attend Launch Training & Mentor Training (if applicable)
  • Pass a background check

Volunteers receive training in the areas of safety and security and our staff are committed to the safety of everyone in the facility, including volunteers. Our training covers all rules, regulations, and guideline that volunteers must know in order to be prepared to work with our clients and enter the facility. Even those with previous experience in other facilities will need to attend Launch. There is no time requirement to volunteer. We appreciate any time you are willing to give in order to help our clients.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Justice & Legal
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

920 W SpruceOlathe, KS 66061

(38.88791,-94.83154)
 

SKILLS

  • Bike Mechanics / Repair

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 to 8 hours per week
  • Commitment time can be adjusted depending on your availability.

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