Volunteer Qualifications

  1. Must be twenty-one (21) years of age.
  2. Must successfully pass screening requirements which include a written application, criminal record and limited credit checks, personal interview, and three personal references.
  3. Must successfully complete initial thirty (30) hours of training provided by the GSSWI volunteer Executive Director.  Any sessions missed must be made up by the applicant before being appointed to a case.
  4. Must be accepted as a volunteer by the GSSWI Executive Director and sworn in by the Judge.
  5. Must participate in ongoing training, a minimum of twelve (12) hours annually.
  6. Must accept supervision and seek feedback from the Executive Director and/or the GSSWI Volunteer Coordinator on a regular basis.
  7. Must be able to keep information confidential and to work within established GSSWI volunteer policy and procedure guidelines.