Thank you for your interest in being a TDCJ Volunteer!
For your convenience, online training is available for new volunteers as well as currently approved volunteers who need to complete a two-year refresher course. If you do not wish to complete your training online, you may attend in-person training after completing the online application. Please note, applications will not be processed until training has been completed and received by Volunteer Services.
Completion of training does not guarantee your approval. If you are concerned about your eligibility, contact Volunteer Services prior to training at (936) 437-3021 or (936) 437-3031.
The following online course reviews the rules required to be a successful TDCJ volunteer:
NOTE: Both new and current volunteers must submit an online application prior to training. Only after training is complete will your application be processed.
All volunteers will be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Training/Orientation stating that you understand these rules and the risks associated with volunteer work at TDCJ.