Loudoun County Adult Detention Center Volunteer Application

We need compassionate volunteers to teach and facilitate classes at the Loudoun Adult Detention Center!

Classes Include:

Life Skills: Students explore and discuss budgeting, decision making, mental health, and communication. Class meets once a week for 4 weeks.

Fatherhood: Students explore and discuss the role of the father in the family, the challenges of parenting after separation, stages of childhood development, communication, discipline, and more. Class meets once a week for 8 weeks.

Anger Management: The class helps students identify the beliefs, triggers, thoughts and feelings in their personal “Cycle of Violence”. Students discover practical tools and techniques to break the cycle. Class meets once a week for 7 weeks.

Employability Skills: Students focus on workplace communication, preparing job applications, workplace etiquette, practicing interview skills, and a mock interview session. Class meets once a week for 6 weeks.

MoneySmart: Students explore and discuss financial management skills such as budgeting, savings, insurance cash flow, investments, Social Security, credit and other monetary matters. Class meets once a week for 7 weeks

**OAR also needs instructors for Social Values, Self Control, Family Ties, Peer Relationships, and Impact of Crime classes!


  • Minimum age of 21
  • Non-judgmental attitude toward offenders and their families
  • Ability to model appropriate non-violent and non-abusive behaviors at all times
  • No substance abuse issues within the last 2 years
  • Incurred no arrests, convictions, incarceration or probation/parole within the past 4 years


  • Experience facilitating/managing a class of 6 or more
  • Ability to create and/or follow a lesson plan
  • Ability to set and enforce appropriate professional boundaries with students at all times
  • Ability to communicate well and foster a virtual and/or in person classroom environment conducive to learning


  • Become familiar with curriculum and facilitate class(es)
  • Confirm students have received course materials prior to first class or bring to first in person class
  • Coordinate with co-instructors and program manager(s) as needed
  • Track student attendance.
  • Provide attendance and participation information to program manager
  • Prepare course completion certificates and provide a copy to the program manager
  • Maintain client confidentiality

Apply using the form below or email thunt@oarnova.org for more information!

Volunteer Application
If yes, please bring your driver's license or birth certificate to the Volunteer Information Session. If no, please provide documentation of your status in the US.
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