Porter County Sheriff's Department is seeking volunteers to check-in
visitors to video visitation at the Porter County Jail.
Jail Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age, be able to pass a
background check, have no relatives or associates incarcerated while
serving as a volunteer, and have the ability to operate a simple
The visitation area is ADA accessible. Jail visitation hours are
Monday through Friday from 1:00pm to 5:00pm and Monday through
Thursday from 6:30pm to 8:00pm,
excluding legal holidays.
Volunteers should be available to work at least 4 hours during the
Duties include signing in visitors to the jail lobby area, assigning
them to a video visitation booth,
and linking the visitation video screen with the inmates' screen via
The volunteers will also monitor the visitation room and maintain
There is NO interaction with inmates.
All visitation take place in a public area.
Applicants can apply using the application link below or in person
Sheriff's Department during business hours (8am to 4Pm).
Direct any questions to Assistant Warden Ron Gaydos at 219-477-3000
Visitation Volunteer Application