PEP Spring 2021 Registration IS CLOSED

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See sample course outlines here:

Our next general session will take place in the Fall of 2021. If you would like to be notified about Fall 2021 registration, please complete the interest form here.
There will be a mandatory Orientation that will take place online on Sunday, August 29th, 2021 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Pacific Time USA. Attending this session will be a requirement to volunteer. Plans are subject to change due to ongoing uncertainty with COVID-19. The Fall class session will run from September 27-November 21, 2021.

PEP Spring 2021 Registration IS CLOSED


COVID-19 Update: Currently, the CDCR and other facilities are not allowing volunteers into the prisons for in-person teaching due to COVID-19. All courses are currently being held virtually (by Zoom) or via correspondence. Courses are subject to change on short notice due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19.  

Volunteer Registration Instructions:

1) Consent Form: Submission of Registration Form below indicates approval of PEP's Consent Form here.


2) Register: Complete the form below to select the day/time/course/facility where you would like to volunteer remotely. 

3) Orientation: Mandatory orientation for Spring 2021 PEP Volunteers took place online on January 24, 2021 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Pacific Time USA. If you are a Project Rebound participant, the deadline to submit your registration below is January 28th at 5:00 p.m. Pacific. Your Orientation will take place Sunday, January 31 from 1:00-1:30 p.m. Pacific. We will contact you with the Zoom info. 

4) Prep Sessions: You will be required to attend a series of Prep Sessions remotely with your session leader prior to the start of your classes. 

5) Background: You do not need to submit a resume and you do not need to have a specific educational or professional background to volunteer for PEP. You do not need to submit references and there is no formal interview process. The CDCR runs a clearance check on all volunteers--this clearance, along with the form below--is the only info needed to qualify as a volunteer.

Please click here to email us if you have any questions. 

The Spring Session will run from February 15-April 2, 2021. Please see class schedule summary here.