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Volunteer with InsideOUT Writers


We have suspended the application process for new volunteers at this time. You may still submit your application to have on file. Please note, only applications selected will be contacted. 

Volunteer Writing Instructor


Our instructors, consisting primarily of professional writers and educators, are well-qualified to provide culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate programming. Their delivery of innovative class experiences while affirming their students has earned both informal and official recognition by IOW staff, probation unit staff and BMP, media outlets and, most importantly, by their students via continued class attendance and letters of appreciation written to IOW's office.


If you are interested in volunteering to teach InsideOUT Writers’ Creative Writing Classes, please get in touch and a member of our team will reach out! Our students are waiting for you. If you are interested in volunteering, please send your resume and cover letter to 


  • Driver's License Needed

  • Background Check

  • Must be at least 21 (LA Probation Requirement)

  • Attend orientation and training sessions

  • 60-90 minute weekly or semi-monthly

  •  One year commitment 

  • Current auto insurance 

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