Thank you for your interest in OYA Volunteer Services. Please submit this form to apply for a spot as a volunteer, practicum student (undergrad), or intern (grad student holding a bachelors degree).
Please answer all questions completely so we can discern your interests. If you do not provide accurate email addresses for all of your references, your application cannot be processed.
Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom. Note a limitation of this system: You cannot save and return to a partially completed form - you must complete it in one session.
Lastly, please use proper capitalization.
Note that you will be asked to select a password. You will use this to access OYA's Volunteer Information Center called VicNet(a link will be emailed to you). In VicNet you can update your information, read volunteer news, post your hours, and schedule a shift.
Please use the correct upper/lower case for your name and address.
Please take a moment to tell us what you want to do as a volunteer. We have dozens of options so the more you can tell us, the better.
Tell us about yourself using the text box below "Employer."
Where do you work and what do you do?
What is your history of volunteerism?
What and where did you study?
Do you have any special training we should know about?
What are your interests, skills and hobbies?
The following information is optional but helpful.
If you are connected with an organization or group that provides, or wishes to provide, volunteer services to OYA, please identify this group.
Please tell us about anything we haven't covered in this application that is relevant to your prospective volunteer service.
Please check the boxes below if any of the following apply. If you check a box, provide an explanation in the field at the end of the section.
(1) Do you have any health problems or other restrictions that might limit your volunteer assignment? If Yes, please explain.
(2) Are you, or have you ever been employed in a juvenile justice system? If Yes, when, what state, and what branch?
(3) Are you a relative or close personal friend of a youth in OYA custody? If Yes, name the youth and your relationship with the youth.
(4) Have you or a family member/close friend been the recipient of services provided in response to offenses committed against you by a youth offender? If Yes, please explain when/how.
Identify a person we can contact in the event of an emergency.
Provide the name, email address and phone number of a personal reference. Please DO NOT use family members as a reference. Reference questionnaires are emailed so an accurate email address is critical.
Provide the name, email address and phone number of a professional reference. Please DO NOT use family members as a reference. Reference questionnaires are emailed so an accurate email address is critical.
Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer. Use the text box if necessary.