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The Conflict Center is looking to expand our Restorative Practices (RP) faculty. We are seeking experienced candidates trained in RP to facilitate our trainings and provide coaching, both onsite and in area schools. Our approach focuses on building skills within a school and helping build a whole school culture focused on using RP. Our training offerings range from the basic overview of RP foundations to formal circles. The trainings are a full day and dates and locations vary. Candidates should comply with the elements of the Standard of Conduct as outlined by the Colorado Restorative Justice Council. Faculty are paid an hourly rate per training conducted.

Prior to Hiring, Adjunct Faculty will be required to:

  • Participate/observe all three levels of The Conflict Center’s core three-day training program (101,201 and 301)
  • Provide proof of previous Restorative Practices training and an additional 20 hours of documented facilitation/training
  • Comply with the elements of Standard of Conduct as outlined by the Colorado Restorative Justice Council

After having met the above requirements, the following final steps must be completed to request to become an Adjunct Faculty member:

  • Participate in a Train-the-Trainer to review our philosophy and approach to RP as well as reviewing and practicing our training materials
  • Serve as a co-trainer to demonstrate training facilitator skills and readiness
  • After a second observed co-facilitation, participate in performance evaluation with the TCC Restorative Practices Coordinator

Adjunct Faculty will be paid $22.50.

RESTORATIVE JUSTICE FACILITATOR STANDARDS OF TRAINING AND PRACTICE (abbreviated)/Faculty Qualifications

All facilitators shall receive restorative justice training in order to declare themselves a restorative justice facilitator. Training and relative competency shall include but is not limited to:

  • A working knowledge of restorative justice principles and values
  • A working knowledge of restorative justice philosophy and history
  • An understanding of the three key stakeholders of restorative justice practices (victim, offender and community)
  • Training for facilitation skill development must include practical applications and experiential activities, including role plays.
  • Demonstration of a good working knowledge of a wide range of restorative practices
  • Basic Facilitation skills (e.g. active listening, open questions, tone of voice, body language, mutual respect reframing, restorative language, group dynamics)
  • Understanding of systems relative to the context the facilitator will be working within (e.g. schools, workplace)
  • Implementation of culturally responsive practices across identities (e.g. mental health, disability, culture, language, race, ethnicity, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity age...)

The Conflict Center is committed to diversity in our workplace and we are seeking applicants who reflect the diverse populations we serve.

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to Jessica Sherwood at jessica.sherwood@conflictcenter.org.