Or. Admin. R. 416-450-0040 - Application Process
(1) Volunteers will be recruited from all ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic segments of the community.
(2) All volunteers must be screened and approved by OYA prior to providing service. OYA holds the ultimate authority to approve or deny a volunteer application or continue volunteer service.
(a) Applications received from persons working within the juvenile justice system will be reviewed by OYA for possible conflicts of interest.
(b) Applications received from OYA employees will be reviewed by the OYA Human Resources Office for possible conflicts of interest.
(c) Persons may not serve as volunteers in a facility in which a relative or family friend is detained, unless an exception is granted by OYA.
(3) All prospective volunteers must:
(a) Be age 21 or older;
(A) Exceptions may be made for students age 18 or older who are required to participate in such volunteer experience to gain a college certificate or diploma or professional licensing.
(B) Exceptions may be granted for applicants age 18 or older whose volunteer service duties will not allow direct contact with offenders out of sight or hearing of OYA staff.
(b) Complete an OYA volunteer service application;
(c) Provide criminal offender information in the manner prescribed by these rules and OAR chapter 416, division 800, including an annual review of the person's criminal record;
(d) Complete the appropriate OYA orientation, as defined by the Volunteer Coordinator; and
(e) Be reviewed annually to ensure continued compliance with approval criteria, service performance, and need for continued service.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 420A.025
Stats. Implemented: ORS 420A.010
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