OAR 291-015-0100
Authority, Purpose, and Policy


Authority: The authority for this rule is granted to the Director of the Department of Corrections in accordance with ORS 179.040 (General powers and duties), 423.020 (Department of Corrections), 423.030 (Department not limited by ORS 423.020), and 423.075 (Director)


Purpose: The purpose of this rule is to establish policy that will help the department fulfill its volunteer goals:


To foster a respected and recognized volunteer community of appropriate size and quality that is capable of serving the rehabilitative, religious/spiritual, and other correctional needs of inmates from incarceration to reentry back to the community; and


Provide support to staff in furtherance of the mission of the department.




It is the policy of the Department of Corrections to utilize volunteers and student interns with appropriate training, guidance, and supervision as a means to enhance programs and further the mission of the department.


Volunteers serve at the pleasure of the department and are not considered employees.

Source: Rule 291-015-0100 — Authority, Purpose, and Policy, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=291-015-0100.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 291-015-0100’s source at or​.us