The Maryland Department of Juvenile Services (DJS) believes that, through volunteers, the community has the ability to enhance lives of youth by providing meaningful activities and resources that promote pro-social, educational, emotional growth, spiritual guidance, and healthy family relationships. The mission of the DJS Volunteer Services Program is to maximize community resources and utilize volunteers to provide opportunities that enable youth to become responsible and productive citizens. The volunteer services program is administered by a qualified Community Services Coordinator, who provides continuous support to DJS volunteers.
If you'd like more information about being a volunteer, please view our DJS Volunteering Guide.
If you are ready to make a difference, please fill out the DJS Individual Volunteer Program Application or the DJS Group Volunteer Program Application.
The Department of Juvenile Services is committed to improving the lives of youth in the state of Maryland, reducing recidivism and improving public safety in the community. DJS counts on volunteers, community/civic organizations, and corporate groups to contribute to the success of our youth.
The Department of Juvenile Services seeks volunteers from organizations and individuals to provide youth with enriching experiences that will make a positive impact in their lives.
Here are some examples for services we are looking for groups or individuals
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