Volunteer Application

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for The Youth Court of the District of Columbia! This is a great opportunity for youth to  learn about the justice system, develop character and earn community service hours.

Your participation requires a commitment to not only to Youth Court, but also your parents, school and your peers. This commitment includes:

  • Attending Youth Court Hearings at the scheduled time and location
  • Attending training sessions
  • Demonstrating the ability to treat each case impartially, with objectivity and without prejudice
  • Maintaining absolute confidentiality
  • Participating for at minimum of six (6) months
  • Maintaining a C average or better
  • Accepting personal responsibility for actions while serving as a Youth Court volunteer
  • Dressing appropriately at all times

Adults are also welcome to join our volunteer team! A minimum of six (6) months is required.

Please complete the volunteer form below. A team member will contact you via email to confirm receipt of your volunteer application.  Thank you!


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