Resolve has an opening for a creative and energetic professional restorative justice practitioner. The Restorative Justice Program Coordinator will bring experience in the practice of restorative justice service and program delivery to Resolve. The ideal candidate for this mid-management position is a person who wants to lead and support the development of new and existing programs, and actively serve as a practitioner by providing consultation and training for community partners, and restorative justice services for southern Oregon communities.
Description of Duties
Coordinating Services and Programs
Working as part of a team, the Restorative Justice Program Coordinator is the lead for several programs and services. Resolve’s restorative justice team works collaboratively with the other professional staff of Resolve to lead and manage programs in support of Resolve’s mission. Restorative Justice programs currently include work in regional schools, juvenile and community justice, and service to the public.
Managing Volunteers and Fostering Community Partnerships
Many of Resolve’s programs and services rely on volunteers. The Restorative Justice Program Coordinator will have an active role in recruiting, mentoring, and managing volunteers to provide restorative justice services for individuals, schools, justice facilities, and other groups and organizations. The Restorative Justice Program Coordinator also manages key community partnerships that support the fulfillment of Resolve’s contracts with regional schools and community justice.
Delivering Training in Restorative Justice
In addition to coordinating direct services and partnership management, the Program Coordinator may also serve as a trainer; providing professional development opportunities for volunteers, community members and organizations, and for various partnering agencies.
A Program Coordinator may serve as a co-trainer for the Restorative Justice Facilitator training and for continuing education for developing restorative justice practitioners.
Resolve restorative justice practitioners serve as representatives for community resolution practices in southern Oregon, for regional and statewide leadership and professional initiatives and conferences. This may include in-person presentations, specialized trainings, communication by phone and email, and participation in community functions.
The Restorative Justice Program Coordinator is actively engaged in maintaining program budgets, generating revenue, invoicing, and reporting outcomes for grant funding. Data collection, aggregation and case management are also administrative duties of this position.
- Bachelor’s degree or a two-year degree in a related field, or equivalent experience
- Experience providing restorative justice services
- Demonstrated leadership and management skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills including public speaking and presenting
- Self-starter, initiator, strong professional boundaries, ability to multi-task, and see projects to completion
- The ability to work effectively across cultures as well as sectors, celebrating and incorporating the gifts that diversity brings to our work, our lives, and our practice
- Computer literacy
- Flexibility, humility, and a sense of humor
- Must be able to travel to work locations across the southern Oregon region
- Must be able to help transport training supplies (such as manuals, charts, easels, laptops) to various training venues.
- Bilingual (Spanish/English)
- Two years of experience providing restorative justice services
- Experience in mediation, or another related practice
- Coordinating, mentoring, and training program volunteers
- Networking and relationship cultivation
- Work in K-12 schools or with juvenile or community justice
- Developing and delivering trainings for adults and youth
- Other Duties as assigned
Requirements for Employment
- Criminal background check
- Valid Oregon driver’s license or the ability to obtain one
Status: Salary Exempt, Full Time (.9 FTE) Four-day work week
Salary: $45 – $48K depending on experience, $1,000 bonus at three months and $1,000 at six months
Benefits: Excellent benefits include a four-day work week, health insurance, a retirement match, generous time off, 11 paid holidays, and a warm, positive, team environment doing meaningful work to serve our community.
Time Commitment: Monday-Thursday. Occasional evenings, Fridays, and weekend work may be required.
Start Date: Negotiable
How to Apply:
Submit a single-page cover letter, resume, and a list of four professional references (including contact information). Email your application materials (in the form of clearly labelled PDFs) to, Executive Director, [email protected]. In the subject line of the email please type your full name and “Restorative Justice Program Coordinator”.