Archive | Friends Outside Volunteer Stories

Meet Grace

Grace recently graduated from UCSC with a degree in Biology. She has been a Jail Visitor with Friends Outside since October providing in-custody services. She is really happy her time makes an impact on the Friends Outside community because this work has made a big impact on her life. Her favorite part of volunteering is […]

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Meet Sarah

Volunteer of the Month June 2015 For the past six months Sarah has been a volunteer at Friends Outside’s Watsonville Location as an Aftercare Case Manger and Re-Entry Advocate. Sarah has recently graduated from UCSC earlier this month with her B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Linguistics. She feels that the knowledge and experience she […]

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Meet Alisha

Volunteer of the Month March 2015 Alisha has been a dedicated Main Jail visitor for 6 months. For her, she says the  best part about jail visiting is connecting people with their friends and family members and helping them maintain a relationship with their loved ones on the outside. In her volunteer work, she has experienced assisting many clients […]

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Meet Brianna

Volunteer of the Month February 2015 Brianna M. has been working with Friends Outside for 6 months as a dedicated Re-Entry Advocate helping clients navigate their reintegration into the community. Brianna is currently in her last year of completing her Bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies with a minor in Education. After graduation, she hopes to […]

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Meet Terra

Volunteer of the Month January 2015 I am working as an Aftercare Case Manager and starting to answer requests from the jails. Currently, I am creating a project about recidivism and the personal impacts that incarceration can have on individuals. I have been learning so much about the laws and system surrounding incarceration that is helping […]

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