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Online Volunteer Orientation – FSP August 2024 New Volunteer Training

July 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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JULY 30, 2024

Tuesday, July 30, 2024
6:30pm-8:30pm (PT)


Online via Zoom

Training is for The August 2024 Folsom State Prison (FSP) Volunteer Team

This session is required for all volunteers who have never participated in a workshop with The Freedom to Choose Project (FTC). Register Now

  • If it’s been a while since you’ve attended a workshop with FTC (some years), we strongly encourage that you attend the Online Volunteer Orientation as well.
  • If you are a veteran workshop volunteer, we would love your support in anchoring trios, though attendance is optional.

Event Information

FTC has been providing programs that have been described as “Healing,” “Powerful,” “Life-Changing,” “Programs that bring peace to the world…”

But what happens at a workshop, and how important are these FTC orientations?

The purpose of the Volunteer Orientation is to familiarize all new FTC large-workshop volunteers with team operations, logistics, and prison information. This ensures that everyone has a rewarding experience and contributes to the success and lasting impact of the FTC programs for our participants.

This zoom event serves as an orientation for upcoming volunteers who have never attended a workshop as a volunteer with FTC. At our workshops we come together from all walks of life, and in just a few hours we transform a prison gymnasium into an extraordinary Learning & Healing Laboratory. This orientation will give you all the information you need to have a fantastic first experience.

During the final hour of the orientation, we will review and practice a group sharing exercise called “trios”. Equipping you with the essential framework to support the processes we will practice at the workshop.

You’ll have the opportunity to reflect and gain insight into what’s present in your life and create space for others as they explore and share what’s surfacing for them. Trio work is very powerful and the primary format of our in-prison programs and our FTC team culture.

We also invite our veteran Volunteers to this evening to be in support and service as an anchor for the trios and to welcome our new volunteers into the FTC community. Additionally, this evening is a great opportunity to warm-up your wisdom and reconnect with FTC and the trio experience.

We look forward to coming together digitally as a community, prioritizing heart-felt connections, learning, and success to further FTC’s commitment to healing and growth, both as individuals and collectively.

We’ll see you there!

Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2024
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm PT
Tuition: None. Free!
Prerequisites: This Event Is Exclusive To Workshop Team Members Only Please



Do I have to attend the Online Volunteer Orientation? Yes it is mandatory if any of the following apply to you:

  • You are brand new to FTC Programs
  • You are new to FTC workshops (monthly IAG groups are not workshops)
  • You have participated in a workshop but not as an FTC volunteer (New Alumni Volunteer, Retired Prison Staff, etc.)
  • You are a USM grad but have not volunteered in a workshop with FTC


For questions, please email us at [email protected].


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July 30
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm