Volunteer Opportunity Details

Boulder County Volunteers!
Position Title:Restorative Justice Facilitator
Category:Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Time Commitment or Project Date:The facilitator must be willing to make a one-year commitment, attend a 40 hour training, and attend monthly support meetings. Applicants must be at least 21-years-old.
Program Summary:
We are a volunteer driven program that offers restorative justice in the wake of crime. Our aim is to repair the harm by providing a restorative process by which victims are heard and understood, offenders take responsibility for harm, and where loved ones and community members offer support.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Restorative Justice (RJ) facilitators are responsible for contacting all affected parties, facilitating pre-conferences individually with the victim and offender, and talking on the phone with the other affected parties
  • Facilitation of the RJ Community Conference with all the affected parties present, providing a safe environment for the harm to be repaired and a collaborative contract written
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Ability to listen, reframe, and accept different viewpoints without imposing your own
  • Must be at least 21 years old and reside in Boulder County
Application or Registration Deadline:
Application Process:

Now Recruiting 10/1/2015
Volunteer Application

Training Dates and Information:

Next 40 hour training scheduled for October 2015

October 16th 5:00pm – 9:00pm
October 17th and 18th 8:00am – 5:00pm

Additional Information:
Responsible to: Victim Assistance Program Director, Cecil O’Farrell, (303) 441-3656.
Restorative Justice Manager, Michelle Lopez, (303) 441-1752.


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