ERIC Number: ED237722
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Volunteers in Corrections. Volunteer Manual.
Alaska State Office of Volunteer Services, Anchorage.
Intended for volunteers or prospective volunteers in the "Volunteers in Corrections" project, this manual provides data and discussion directly applicable to working with incarcerated offenders in Alaska. Background information is provided on the project, including history and objectives, reasons to volunteer, and services correctional volunteers can provide. Requirements for volunteers are listed. Alaska centers in the Anchorage area in which volunteers are involved are described. Material on preparation and support of volunteers presents security guidelines and discusses volunteer orientation, training, and supervision. Suggestions on the volunteer-offender relations cover being a good role model, confidentiality, and helping people to help themselves. Volunteer benefits (liability, workmen's compensation, meals, mileage) are also overviewed. Addresses and telephone numbers of frequent volunteer contacts (institutions and agencies) conclude the manual. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Office of Volunteer Services, Anchorage.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska (Anchorage)