Contracted Part Time Facilitators

La Plata Youth Services is looking for experienced restorative justice facilitators. This contracted position will entail facilitating pre-conferences and conferences for a total of $200.00 per case completion. All other prep and follow up work will be completed by the La Plata Youth Services Restorative Justice Coordinator. There are some opportunities for training, including the Rethinking Substances model. If you have experience facilitating restorative justice circles and would like to have some extra income and opportunities to practice your skills, please do not hesitate to call Dillon Walls, Restorative Justice Coordinator at 970-385-4440 X18.

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Restorative Justice Case Coordinator

Restorative justice has grown as an alternative to the traditional justice system in the United States since the 1970’s, from a grassroots initiative to a revolutionary, state-funded enterprise. The state of Colorado receives national acclaim for progressive legislation, including for being the first and only state to fund restorative justice programs. Since 1994, LCJP has been a state-wide and national leader for the restorative justice movement by defining and exemplifying best standards of training and practice.

Are you interested in a unique opportunity to join a leading organization in a progressive, growing field? Are you eager to organize community members to have a voice in justice, as well as lean into discomfort around conflict in order to help make things right? By joining the LCJP team, you will help define and maintain best practices in our field, while collaboratively learning from successes and challenges in order to teach, train, and mentor others. LCJP staff committedly utilizes a restorative approach to thoughtfully and authentically address conflict and relationships.

LCJP staff is dedicated to educating the community in conflict resolution skills and techniques informed by our experiences. If you would like to know more about LCJP culture, you are invited to one of our monthly Restorative Practices Orientations to learn more before applying.

The Case Coordinator (CC) position within the Community Restorative Justice (CRJ) program primarily works on coordinating restorative justice cases, working with offenders, victims, volunteers, and community stakeholders from the point of intake through process completion, in close collaboration with fellow CRJ program staff. The CC regularly assists with training referring agents and volunteers, and maintains community partnerships. The CC is also responsible for assisting with reporting, development, and management of all programs within the CRJ Office.

 

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