VISOR: Volunteers in Sheriff's Office Relations

Volunteer Opportunity!

The Volunteers in Sheriff's Office Relations (VISOR) program gives county residents an opportunity to serve in an unpaid, non-uniformed position to augment Sheriff's Office personnel. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of an outstanding public service organization working in partnership with the community to enhance the quality of life for all who live, work, do business with or go to school in Fairfax County.

If you would like to become a member of the Fairfax County Sheriff's Office VISOR program, download the volunteer screening form now! If you need additional information, please contact the program coordinator via email or at 703-246-4495 (TTY 711 for hearing impaired).

VISOR Duties

  • Data entry, filing, copying
  • Translating
  • Computer tasks
  • Office support
  • Role-playing in training activities at the Criminal Justice Academy
  • Supervising offenders in the Weekenders in Jail Program

Eligibility Requirements

  • At least 21 years of age (no maximum age limit)
  • Valid Virginia driver's license
  • Good physical health
  • Pass a thorough background investigation
  • Pass an interview with program coordinator and Sheriff's Office supervisors

Selection Process

The program coordinator will determine the selection and appointment of VISOR personnel.


VISOR personnel will be assigned to areas according to their skills, experience and/or expertise and will be used at the discretion of the agency. Once assigned, VISOR personnel must perform 10 hours of volunteer service per quarter to equal 40 hours per year.

Location of Assignments

Administrative Services Division
10459 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030

Fairfax County Courthouse
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

Applicant Screening Section
Massey Building
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

Alternative Incarceration Branch
Judicial Complex
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

Community Labor Force
Judicial Complex
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

Criminal Justice Academy
14601 Lee Road
Chantilly, VA 20151

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