Volunteering To Carry the Message into Berks County 
Prison to the Incarcerated Alcoholic

 

Dear Volunteer Applicant/Existing Volunteer:

We are approaching a new volunteer year (5/1/19 – 4/30/20) and will accept applications beginning December 1, 2018.  Badges for the current volunteer year expire April 30, 2019. 

All volunteers (new and returning) must go through the volunteer application process as outlined below. 

  • Step One:  Submit volunteer application, filled out in its entirety. Applications will not be accepted with any section left blank. If it does not apply, write in N/A or None.
  • Step Two:  Contact the Volunteer Coordinator to find out if you have been cleared and to schedule for orientation training. Clearance takes approximately 2-4 weeks.  Training attendance must be scheduled in advance. No walk-ins will be accepted. 
  • Step Three:  Volunteer ID Badges will be issued same evening you successfully complete orientation training.  In the event you need to schedule for a photo ID, Contact the Director of Training at Ext:  610-208-4800 4725 (Mon-Friday, 8am-2pm).
 

 

Berks County Jail System
2019 Volunteer Training Schedule

Training starts promptly at 5:30 p.m.

DATE LOCATION
Wednesday February 20, 2019 Jail System CRC
Wednesday March 6, 2019 Jail System CRC
Tuesday March 12, 2019 Jail System CRC
Wednesday April 10, 2019 Jail System CRC
Wednesday April 17, 2019 Jail System CRC
Tuesday May 14, 2019 Jail System CRC
Wednesday July 17, 2019                
Wednesday September 18, 2019
Jail System CRC
Jail System CRC
Thursday November 7, 2019 Jail System CRC

Trainings will start promptly at 5:30 p.m. 
Late arrivals and those not scheduled will be denied. 

You must bring a valid form of identification with you.  If you have previously been a volunteer at BCJS, you must bring your old photo ID card with you

ID Badges will be issued same evening you complete training.  In the event you need to schedule for a photo ID, Contact the Director of Training at Ext: 4725 (Mon-Friday, 8am-2pm).

The “CRC” Community Reentry Center is located at 1261 County Welfare Rd, Leesport, PA 19533.  Please park in the visitor parking lot near the front of the building.

 

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