Application form is completed and submitted to RTF.
Gathered information is sent to jail chaplain for review.
2. Chaplain Follow Up
Chaplain contacts applicant within 1 month of application to explain volunteer needs in local jail ministry and candidate process.
3. 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".
4. Online Learning
Candidate pays $25 for the Basic Training Course.
Candidate takes course.
Candidate with 80% or better receives completion certificate.
5. Candidate Interview
Chaplain follows up with candidate for jail interview.
County conducts candidate background check.
Chaplain makes decision on candidate readiness and fit for his/her team.
Chaplain presents the rtf-Sheriff’s Certificate for volunteer access for specific jail.
Chaplain trains and completes orientation with policies and procedures for new volunteer.
Chaplain assigns the new volunteer a role and service opportunities.