Volunteer Opportunity

Restorative Justice Facilitator

Opportunity Type: Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Department: Sheriff
Category: Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Time Commitment or Project Date: One-year commitment, attend a 40 hour training, monthly support meetings. Must be at least 21-years-old.
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:

RJ Facilitators contact all affected parties, facilitate pre-conferences individually with the victim and offender, and talk on the phone with the other affected parties.

Facilitate 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.

Training Dates and Information:

Trainings happen typically over one weekend; a Friday evening and both Saturday and Sunday, all day.

Contact Michelle Lopez, Restorative Justice Manager for more information:

mlopez@bouldercounty.org, (303) 441-1752.

Additional Information:

Responsible to: Victim Assistance Program Director, Cecil O’Farrell, (303) 441-3656.

Contact:

Restorative Justice Manager, Michelle Lopez, (303) 441-1752. mlopez@bouldercounty.org

Application Process:

Now Recruiting – ongoing recruitment.
Volunteer Application Form