(1)“Approved volunteer organization” means an organization which has screened and trained volunteers for working with adult and juvenile offenders in correctional facilities and in parole and probation programs of the judicial department, the department of corrections, the department of human services, and the department of public safety prior to January 1, 1990, or pursuant to guidelines for training volunteers established by either the executive director of the department of corrections, the executive director of the department of human services, the executive director of the department of public safety, or the chief justice of the supreme court. Such guidelines shall address the issues of liability, supervision, support, and training of volunteers.
(2)“Division” means the division or department directing or administering any public or private correctional institution or detention facility in which offenders are housed or treated, any probation program within each judicial district, or any juvenile or adult parole program, including but not limited to, the judicial department, the department of public safety and the division of criminal justice therein, the department of corrections and the division of adult parole therein, and the department of human services and the division of youth services therein.
(3)“Institution” means any of the following:
(a)A correctional facility, as that term is defined in section 17-1-102 (1.7);
(b)A community corrections program, as that term is defined in section 17-27-102 (3);
(c)A halfway house, as that term is defined in section 19-2.5-102;
(d)A diagnostic and evaluation center, as that term is defined in section 19-2.5-102;
(e)A receiving center, as that term is defined in section 19-2.5-102;
(f)A diagnostic center, as that term is defined in section 17-40-101 (1.5);
(g)Any jail operated by a county or a city and county;
(h)A minimum security facility, as that term is defined in section 17-25-101 (2).
(4)“Offender” means any person who has been convicted of or who has received a deferred sentence for a felony or misdemeanor who is under the authority of an agency.
(5)“Volunteer” means any person who has completed the training from an approved volunteer organization and gives his services without any express or implied promise of remuneration.
Section 17-31-102 — Definitions,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-17.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).