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Conflict Resolution Specialist 

Conflict Resolution Specialists (“CRS”) Interns and Volunteers will be responsible for the following tasks:

            • Conducting intake interviews, interacting with clients and performing casework
            • Possibility of observing and participating in mediation (with completed training)
            • Assisting with community education, public presentations and outreach programs
            • Assisting in the day-to-day activities and special projects

Conflict Resolution Specialists must attend the 40-hour basic mediation and conflict resolution training. Intern and volunteer positions are available throughout the year. Hours are flexible, but Conflict Resolution Specialists are expected to complete 160 volunteer hours within 4-6 months with a minimum of 16 hours per week, preferably in 8 hour shifts twice per week.

Restorative Justice Specialist 

Restorative Justice Specialists (“RJS”) Interns and Volunteers will be responsible for the following tasks:

            • Receive referrals, conduct case intake interviews, interact with clients, perform casework
            • Observe and perform restorative justice sessions (with completed training)
            • Assist with community education, public presentations, outreach programs, and day-to-day office operations
            • Following the internship, the candidate will receive a certificate of restorative justice training and professional practice.

Restorative Justice Specialists must attend the 30-hour restorative justice training. Intern and volunteer positions are available throughout the year. Hours are flexible and interns/volunteers will create their schedule with the Program Director, but should expect to commit approximately 20 hours per month to the completion of at least 10 cases.

For more information on becoming a Restorative Justice Specialist or Conflict Resolution Specialist, please see our Volunteer page.