Dispute Resolution Program – Family Mediation Program Coordinator
Part-time: 16 hours/week
Accepting Resumes through January 4, 2019
Send cover letter and resume to: Don Han, Operations Manager
SALARY RANGE: $1387 to $1770 per month based on experience.
Benefits include pro-rated vacation, sick leave and holidays.
A screening of applications will determine the most qualified candidates who will be invited to an interview.
Interviews may include a short written test and/or mediation skill demonstration.
General Duties: Under the supervision of the Program Director:
- Conduct family mediation-focused trainings for mediators
- Provide intake for new mediation clients, screen for domestic violence and assign cases to mediators
- Maintain community, court and family mediation caseload
- Conduct outreach and marketing with limited budget
- Consult on programmatic procedures and policies
- Spot legal issues and research applicable law
- Recruit, train, mentor and manage volunteer mediators
Minimum Qualifications: A BA/BS degree and three years of substantial experience demonstrating possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below:
- Documentation of DRPA-certified mediation training and family mediation training
- Working knowledge of California family law and family law mediation
- Experience working with family law matters, e.g. drafting judgments, calculating child support, etc.
- Experience in program or practice development, including managing and mentoring individuals
- Experience as at rainer, preferably in family law and mediation
- Doctor of Jurisprudence and State Bar of California active member in good standing
- Bilingual skills (English/Spanish)
- Knowledge and experience in elder mediation
- Work with diverse groups and individuals to promote cooperative and amicable resolution of conflicts
- Deal tactfully and respectfully with sensitive issues involving divergent viewpoints and cultures
- Communicate with grassroots community people in a non-patronizing manner
- Build collaborative relationships with court personnel, judicial officers, and community partners
- Work independently; be organized and able to work on multiple tasks
- Prepare comprehensive written and oral reports
- Individual and intergroup relations and problem-solving techniques
- Human and civil rights issues especially as they pertain to the community
- Mediation process and skills, particularly facilitative and restorative justice approaches
- The court system and its processes, particularly family court