Volunteer/sponsor training scheduled

By January 22, 2015 No Comments

A NEW VOLUNTEER TRAINING has been scheduled for Thursday, February 12 at 6pm. It will be in the Peace Center at Orange Correctional Center. This will be for both new on-site and new off-site volunteers. Seating is limited, so please be discerning about whether you want to reserve one of the chairs (and become an active volunteer at OCC).
Please remember, to be considered you must be at least:
1) 21 with a valid, government-issued, picture id.
2) a year off correctional supervision
Also, 3) you cannot be a family member of any resident at OCC or on a resident’s visitation list.

On the applications, you will need to provide NCDPS your driver’s license and social security numbers (for background check purposes). You will also need to provide character references.

If you wish to be trained, please contact and save yourself a spot. Those who respond quickly will be given priority.

On 2/12, the training schedule will look as follows:
5:45 Registration (sign in and begin application paperwork)
6-7pm Required training for ALL new volunteers
around 7pm on-site (yokefellows, tutors, worship/study leaders) dismissed
7-9:30pm Required training for new off-site (sponsors) CONTINUES
after training, off-site volunteers will need to attend three on-site activities before becoming sponsors.

Also, if you are uncertain about whether you want to be a volunteer/sponsor, please contact or someone in programs (919-732-9301) and ask questions.