Sheriff's Office

Volunteer Public Relations

Nature of Work

This is a volunteer position. Volunteers in this capacity will be responsible for answering the inmate information phone line. Duties will include providing phone assistance to citizens that call for information.


  • Must have an interest in volunteering time to help citizens on the phone.
  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must undergo a criminal history background check.
  • Volunteers will be required to attend an orientation program.
  • Must be able to understand the laws and rules of the department.
  • Must have the ability to deal courteously and effectively with the general public.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States.


  • Professionally answer phone calls
  • Answer questions about inmates
  • Use Inmate lookup and other similar programs to retrieve inmate information

For more information on the Volunteer Public Relations Specialist position please contact:

Jessica Brinks
Volunteer Coordinator
(616) 632-6221