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Jail Volunteers

Get involved! Volunteer at the Clackamas County Jail!

Every day, the Clackamas County Jail relies on volunteers to help inmates transition back into society so they become productive citizens in the community.

Volunteers offer their time, talents and indispensable professional expertise to help our Jail Division is to achieve its mission.

Volunteers are unpaid -- but the job comes with the responsibilities and expectations of paid staff working in our jail.

Ways Jail Volunteers can help:

Volunteers can provide programming services to offenders in such areas as:
Volunteers serve as role models for work ethics, behavior change, and effective interpersonal skills.

Application process:

Application form

Volunteer Manual

Safety and security is our number one priority. To this end, we have an application and orientation process that will prepare you to be successful and safe.

Please read and familiarize yourself with our Volunteer Manual (PDF). It provides a great deal of information about our Office and how volunteers can perform their services effectively.
Access is granted after completion of the orientation class. If you have any questions or need clarification, please contact:

Deputy Norm Johnson
Jail Program/Volunteer Coordinator
Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office
2206 Kaen Rd.
Oregon City, Or. 97045
Office 503-722-672

Your service is important to our jail and community. Thank you for considering how you can make a difference in the lives of those inmates entrusted to our care.

Clackamas County Sheriff

Sheriff Craig Roberts

Sheriff Craig Roberts

Office: (503) 785-5000
Non-Emergency: (503) 655-8211

If this is an emergency,
call 9-1-1.