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Process Steps

1. Application

  • Application form is completed and submitted to RTF.

  • Gathered information is sent to jail chaplain for review.

  • * Please be patient - each jail is different and this process can take awhile.

2. User Set-Up

  • Chaplain approves applicant for online learning and notifies volunteer administrator.

  • Applicant becomes a “Candidate” and receives instructions to take "Jail Ministry Basic Training".

  • Candidate takes course.

3. Candidate Interview

  • Chaplain follows up with candidate for jail interview.

  • County conducts candidate background check, please be patient each jail is different and this can take awhile.

  • Chaplain makes decision on candidate readiness and fit for his/her team.

4. Orientation

  • Chaplain trains and completes orientation with policies and procedures based on the specific jail for a new volunteer.

  • Chaplain assigns the new volunteer a role and service opportunities.