RULE 159.00.06-004 - AR 7.27 - Changes to Volunteer Program

RULE 159.00.06-004. AR 7.27 - Changes to Volunteer Program

AR 7.27 VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

I. AUTHORITY. The Board of Corrections is vested with the authority to promulgate this regulation by Ark. Code Ann. ยงยง 12-27-105, 16-93-1203, and 16-93-1205.

II. APPLICABILITY. This policy applies to citizens and Department of Community Correction (DCC) employees.

III. POLICY. It shall be the policy of the DCC to administer a volunteer program which encourages, supports, and recognizes the value of citizen involvement in government operations, exerts a positive influence on offenders, and assists staff with routine and specialized duties. This program supplements employee efforts to accomplish the agency mission while providing citizens the opportunity to gain experience and serve the community. Citizens will be given an opportunity to participate in volunteer programs without discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, pregnancy, or disability in compliance with State and federal law. DCC shall establish rules that facilitate volunteer input and involvement at the highest level of efficiency and security.

Board Approval Date: 9/6/06

Secretary of State Rule Code: 159.00

Effective Date: 12/12/06

(12/15/2006)

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