Volunteer

We welcome volunteers at Buncombe Alternatives, Inc. All volunteers must fill out an application form and adult volunteers must also submit to a background check.

If you would like an application form, please send an email to the program specific staff member listed below.

Buncombe and Rutherford County Teen Court:
Youth volunteers must be between the ages of 13-18 and must maintain a C average in school. All general youth volunteers are expected to complete a volunteer application, be given the basic volunteer orientation manual, and observe at least one Teen Court hearing before becoming an official volunteer. All youth volunteers must adhere to a dress code and agree to treat each hearing with complete confidentiality.

Adult volunteers are recruited as judges and as additional help during Teen Court hearings. All adult volunteers must fill out a volunteer application, have a background check, and fill out a confidentiality and conflict of interest agreement.

To Volunteer for Buncombe County Teen Court, please contact Jamie Lee Willocks at (828)707-2113 or jamielee@buncombealternatives.org

To Volunteer for Rutherford County Teen Court, please contact Mary Richardson at (828)767-4184 or mary@buncombealternatives.org

Earn & Learn Restorative Community Service:
We consider our community service locations to be volunteers. If you work for a non-profit or local business in Buncombe County and are interested in letting our clients complete community service with you, we would welcome the opportunity to form a partnership.

For volunteer opportunities through Earn & Learn Restorative Community Service, please contact Juan Holladay at (828)707-3800 or juan@buncombealternatives.org

Other Volunteer Opportunities:
Buncombe Alternatives, Inc. has other adult volunteer opportunities such as fundraising, event planning, and placement on our board. If you are interested in volunteering with us in one of these ways, please contact Aileen Sheehan-Wilson at (828) 450-3021 or aileen@buncombealternatives.org.

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