Become a Volunteer Today
The Ohio Department of Youth Services is committed to recruiting and retaining dedicated volunteers and reentry mentors to work with and mentor youth within the institutions and on parole.
The department will provide quality training and supervision to all volunteers. Volunteers can reap great rewards knowing that they have made a positive impact on the life of youth.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Volunteer Recommendations and Annual Reports
The Correctional Faith-Based Initiatives Task Force was created with the enactment of Amended Substitute of House Bill 66, the state-operating budget for fiscal years 2006-2007. The Task Force, which is comprised of 17 members including representatives of six state agencies, legislators, and the faith community, represents a unique approach to dealing with correctional system problems, services, and recidivism.