Volunteer Programs

Volunteer In Probation

Make a Difference

Become a Volunteer in Probation and gain valuable experience working with Adult and Juvenile Offenders. The Orange County Probation Department is one of the most respected Criminal Justice agencies in California utilizing efficient and research supported correctional practices to protect the community.

All Volunteer Information Meetings are held at listed times at the Grand Avenue Office, 1001 S. Grand Avenue; Suite A, Santa Ana 92705.

A reservation is required to attend the Meeting. Call (714) 667-7730 to reserve your seat. For more information go to www.oc.ca.gov/probation

Minimum Volunteer Requirements

  • Attend a volunteer information meeting
  • Be a minimum of 21 years old
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Legal U.S. Resident
  • Posses a valid social security card
  • Posses a valid driver’s license/California Identification card
  • Pass a background check

2017-2018 Volunteer Information Meetings (see map below)

  • Tuesday November 7th, 2017
  • Tuesday January 30th, 2018
  • Tuesday March 20th, 2018
  • Thursday April 26th, 2018
  • Thursday May 24th, 2018

All meetings take place at 5 P.M.

*Please be on time. Admittance after 5:15pm will not be accepted.

Volunteer Opportunities: Internships, Religious Ministry*, and General Volunteers.

* Interested Religious Ministry volunteers need to contact (714) 282-4265 for Catholic Detention Ministry or (714) 935-6365 for Protestant Chaplaincy Ministry prior to attending a meeting

Orange County Probation Department

The Grand Avenue Office is located south of 1st Street and north of McFadden Avenue. Enter the parking on the north side of the building. Parking is free. The doors will close 15 minutes after the session begins. Please be prompt.

Photo: Map to Orange County Probation Department Grand Avenue Office

Please use North Entrance