Are you looking for a way to get involved? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of other teenagers? Are you considering a career in criminal justice or law enforcement? Lake County Teen Court is looking for youth volunteers to serve as jurors and attorneys for the Teen Court Program. As a teen juror, you will have the opportunity to hear the actual cases of juvenile misdemeanor offenders that choose to have their case heard by a jury of their peers instead of in the traditional judicial court system. The minimum commitment is one day per month at your assigned home court. Teen Court is held in:
- Zion/Benton (Beach Park) – 1st Tuesday of each month
- Round Lake Beach – 1st Wednesday of each month
- Waukegan – 2nd Wednesday of each month
- Warren/Gurnee – 2nd Thursday of each month
- Round Lake – 3rd Tuesday of each month
- Round Lake Beach – 3rd Wednesday of each month
- North Chicago – 3rd Thursday of each month
Additional information, along with the application form are available in your school office. If you are interested in being a volunteer for the Teen Court program and meet all qualifications, fill out the application and email, fax or mail the completed application along with the required statement of interest to:
31979 N Fish Lake Road
Round Lake, IL 60073
847-201-8543 (phone) 847-546-6760 (fax)
The deadline for applications is Friday, May 26, 2017 at 4:00 pm.
After Saturday, May 27, 2017 you will be sent information regarding the parent/student orientation. Following the orientation you will be required to attend an all-day Teen Court training in early June.
Any questions should be directed to Nanci Radford using the contact information above…NOT TO THE SCHOOL!
Applications are also available at our website: www.nicasa.org under the services > youth > teen court > application.
What is Teen Court