Volunteer Opportunity Details

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Position Title:Restorative Justice Facilitator
Department:Sheriff
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.
Location:
Varies
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:

Not Currently Recruiting
Volunteer Application

Training Dates and Information:
Next 40 hour training scheduled for September 2014

Sept 5th 5.00p.m. - 8.00p.m.
Sept 6th & 7th 8.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Sept 12th 5.00p.m. - 8.00p.m.
Sept 13th & 14th 8.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

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

Policies

All volunteers need to review Boulder County's Multicultural Diversity and Harassment Policies before starting their volunteer assignment.

If you need special assistance to fill out a volunteer application, please contact our Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator at 303-441-3525.

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