Intern / Volunteer

Washington County Community Corrections is committed to creating an inclusive environment that reflects its employees, customers, and the communities it serves. Diversity enriches our workforce. We welcome and encourage individuals with bicultural and/or bilingual experience to apply for positions for which they qualify.

Program Description

Community Corrections has a broad range of volunteer and intern opportunities. We are committed to providing valuable work experience to individuals interested in a career in criminal justice.

Positions are available to students seeking to fulfill the requirements of their academic programs as well as professionals with post-secondary education who are interested in obtaining unpaid work experience.

Candidates are expected to be diligent and motivated learners with a willingness to take on assigned tasks when deemed appropriate.

To become an intern or volunteer you must:

  • Complete the online application, and attach your resume.
  • Participate in an interview.
  • Be accepted for an internship/volunteer placement.
  • Pass a criminal history check and drug screen.

Examples of volunteer and intern opportunities

  • Assist probation officers in juvenile or adult supervision and pretrial services, to include caseload supervision, court appearances, report writing, and community resources.
  • Utilize criminal justice databases to locate fugitives with active warrants.
  • Assist juveniles participating in a community-based day treatment and education program.
  • Work with STS crew leaders as they supervise offenders on work projects for public, private nonprofit, and government agencies.
  • Work with adult offenders in a group setting using cognitive behavioral interventions.

Benefits of volunteering or interning

  • Gain marketable work experience.
  • Participate in professional training.
  • Complete academic requirements towards obtaining an advanced degree.
  • Develop a professional network of resources.
  • Provide a valuable service to the community.