Volunteer Opportunities

​​​​Who do I contact about volunteer opportunities?

If you are interested in volunteering at the Juvenile Court, please contact Cathy Lloyd at 385-4895. She will provide you with a list of the Court's volunteer opportunities that range from giving directions at the information desk to coordinating programs.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

VOLUNTEERS MUST HAVE NO CRIMINAL RECORD AND NO CASES PENDING BEFORE THE VIRGINIA BEACH JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT OR CHARGES PENDING BEFORE ANY COURT. VOLUNTEERS MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE.

 

ASSISTANT VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Maintain monthly reports, volunteer files, arrange and conduct tours of juvenile facilities. Assist in the planning and execution of special events, volunteer recognition and fund raising events. Computer skills are helpful. COMMITMENT – one or two mornings a week.

 

CLERICAL ASSISTANT

Provide clerical support to the CSU by answering phones, greeting clients, performing typing duties, office responsibilities and other clerical tasks as needed. COMMITMENT – one or two days per week.

 

COURT ASSISTANT​​

Assist the Judge during court hearings, record summary information, complete forms and escort families to the probation department. COMMITMENT – one day per week from 8:30 to 2:00.

 

DESIGN A VOLUNTEER JOB

If you have an idea for using your particular skills, call 385-4895 ​for an appointment to discuss it! 

 

FAMILY ADVOCACY NETWORK SERVICES

Contact victims of family violence to provide information, support, and referrals and accompany the victim to court. ​If interested contact Samaritan House ​at 757-631-0710

 

GROUP LEADER/CO-FACILITATOR

Co-facilitate or lead groups to provide counseling or education to juveniles and their families to promote lawful and appropriate behavior. Duties will vary depending on the type of group. COMMITMENT – Complete a 5-8 week group, usually held in the evening.

 

PROBATION AIDE

Duties will vary but may include contact with client and parents, detention reviews, diversion counseling through Intake, "Think Tank" sessions, collateral contacts with schools and therapists, complete social histories and/or YASI. COMMITMENT – Flexible, however, Probation Aides must be responsible for meeting time constraints once duties are assigned.

Please call Cathy Lloyd at 385-4895 for an application or send your complete address by e-mail to cathy.lloyd@djj.virginia.gov. Please be patient with our process, it takes 4 to 6 weeks to complete the background check required by the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice.

​VOLUNTEERS MUST BE AT LEAST 18​ YEARS OF AGE FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS.

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