The Riverside County Probation Department is a progressive criminal justice agency that believes in continuous improvement, Volunteers play a vital role in assisting probation staff carry out their duties and are used in both the adult and juvenile field divisions and institutions.
A criminal background check is completed on all eligible candidates.
Play a vital role in assisting probation staff carry out their duties and are used in both the adult and juvenile field divisions and institutions.
Typical duties include:
The primary focus of Auxiliaries is to meet the needs of juveniles through fundraising events.
Kids in Conflict (KIC) Foundation (Indio)
For more information contact Indio Juvenile Hall (760) 863-7600
Riverside Juvenile Hall Auxiliary (Riverside)
For more information contact Dare Searing (951) 358-4200
Reaching Our Kids (ROK) (Murrieta)
For more information contact Stephanie Newby (951) 600-6750
Twin Pines Ranch Auxiliary (Banning)
For more information contact Dennis Kamilos (951) 849-4131
Non-paid student internships are available in a number of areas. Interns can gain valuable job experience while obtaining college credit.
How old do you have to be to volunteer/intern?
A: Volunteers and interns must be at least 18 years of age.
How long does it take to become a volunteer/intern?
A. Usually 2-3 weeks after you are interviewed by the Volunteer Coordinator. The process cannot be completed until all elements of the criminal background check have been received.
How many volunteer/internship positions are available?
A: There is always room for volunteers and interns at the Riverside County Probation Department. No eligible candidate has been turned away due to lack of positions.
Where would I be assigned?
A: As a volunteer/intern, you may be placed in locations throughout Riverside County. If you have a specific preference to location, let the volunteer coordinator know during your interview.
Q: How many hours can I volunteer?
A: Volunteers/interns are asked to donate a minimum of eights hours a week for a six-month period.
Q: Is there training for volunteers?
A: Volunteers are trained by the staff with whom they are working.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Riverside County Probation Department. If you have any questions that are not answered by this webpage, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at (951) 955-2830.