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Are you interested in volunteering with the Eagle County Jail?

Partnerships in this program are important to us and we desire to develop long-term relationships for the benefit of the community. We appreciate your desire to serve! 

All persons applying to the Volunteer Program with the Eagle County Detention Facility must meet the following requirements: 
• Applicant must be at least 18 years of age. 
• Possess a valid government issued ID (i.e. Colorado Driver's License, Colorado ID,
Military ID, Passport, etc)
• Applicant must submit a completed application form.
• Must submit to a criminal background check.  
• Complete training on facility rules, expectations, and safety protocols
• Applicant must sign a Release of Liability Form. 
• Applicant must not have any sex offense convictions within the past 10 years. 
• Applicant may not be on Probation or Parole. Any new or pending charges will need a final ruling from the court prior to any active volunteering.  
• Applicant should have good interpersonal and communication skills
• Applicant must be willing to commit to their preferred program
• Must follow all rules for safety and security as explained in the volunteer training. 

To get the process started please print and complete the Volunteer application for this position, or complete the online version. Please complete all sections as thoroughly as possible. Completed applications may be dropped off at the Sheriff’s Office, or mailed using the information provided below.

volunteer application (printable)

Please mail your application to: Eagle County Sheriff's Office, Attn: Volunteer Program Coordinator, PO Box 359, Eagle, CO 81631. 
The application can also be submitted in person at the Eagle County Sheriff's front office located inside the Eagle County Justice Center building at: 0885 East Chambers Ave., Eagle CO 81631

Volunteer application (online version)

We cannot process incomplete applications and your entry into the facility may be delayed as a result.

New applications are always welcome at any time as this is an open and ongoing process. Once your application is received it will be screened and you will be notified of the next step in the process of becoming a Program Volunteer for the Eagle County Detention Facility. 

Please let our Volunteer Program Coordinator Sarah Kennedy know if you have any questions or if you need any assistance in completing this application. Sarah can be reached at: 970-328-8541 work or email