Teen court volunteer

with SAY San Diego, INC.

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SAY San Diego, INC.

Do you want to:

  • Act in the role of a juror during court hearings?
  • Help get teens back on track
  • Learn about the justice system?
  • Obtain community volunteer hours for school?

The role of this volunteer is to serve on a peer jury panel to impose a fair sentence on first time misdemeanor juvenile offenders. Jurors participate by listening to the case facts, asking questions and deliberating to come up with a set of requirements for the offender. Teen Court utilizes best practices of restorative justice (usually focusing on: repairing the harm, accountability and skill building). Jurors receive support/help/guidance from volunteer judge(s), Case Assistant(s) and the SAY San Diego Teen Court Case Manager/Staff.

Main area for recruitment: City Heights and Chula Vista. Other targeted zip codes include: 92101, 92102, 92103, 92104, 92105, 92113, 92114, 92115, 92116, 92134, 92136, 92139, 92149, 92174, 92182, 91910 and 91950.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 14 and in high school
  • Orientation and training
  • One year commitment

For details about this opportunity, email ybarragan@saysandiego.org

WHEN: 4:30pm – 7:45 pm, Wednesdays, 2/month
San Diego County
City Heights, Kearny Mesa, and/or Downtown San Diego, California 92105

Volunteer credit is not offered

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