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Restorative Justice Facilitator - Case Manager

National Conflict Resolution Center
San Diego, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

This position is responsible for the implementation of the District Attorney’s Juvenile Diversion Initiative also known as the Restorative Community Conferencing Program (RCC) administered by the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC), working in conjunction with NCRC management, San Diego County District Attorney’s office, program partners, and community stakeholders.

NCRC is in search of community professionals with mentoring experience.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, enthusiastic and community-driven to take on this exciting role. They will have a solid understanding of restorative justice principles, 2+ years of youth mentorship experience; 2+ years working with diverse teams; a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Social Work, or another closely related area with relevant experience including:

  • Strong demonstrated ability to develop personal networking relationships

  • Ability to share personal experiences to build trust and a sense of hope

  • Knowledge and application of evidence-based practices; demonstrated competency in collaboration, humility, perseverance, adaptability

  • Strong knowledge and experience in restorative justice practices, including facilitation, circle keeping, conferencing, mediation and/or conflict coaching

  • Strong sense of compassion and empathy for people harmed by crime

  • Ability to identify problems and participate in team problem-solving efforts for people harmed, along with advocacy and counseling navigation

  • Ability to base work from a home office with minimum supervision and function in regional activities

  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-racially, cross-culturally, and cross-denominationally

  • A working knowledge of the criminal justice system in California and court procedures

  • Excellent organizational, listening, oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to coordinate among various stakeholders to complete projects and activities

  • A solid understanding of and commitment to social change through building the capacity and power of people to change their communities

  • Intermediate computer skills including ability to learn new technology

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Direct Service (Approx. 60%)

  • Invite, inform and prepare participants for restorative circles and/or conferences

  • Facilitate restorative conferences

  • Coordinate supports for responsible youth and persons harmed involved in restorative conferences, including mentorship, counseling, community service opportunities, after school programs and other services

  • Provide participants, parents and community participants with agreement/outcome of restorative process

  • Follow up on all restorative meetings to ensure agreements are upheld and referrals

  • Conduct participant evaluations and post assessments

Restorative Continuum (Approx. 15%)

  • Work with management and community stakeholders to provide support around implementation plans and building regional restorative justice systems

  • Maintain a referral system between community support services and participants involved in restorative conferences

  • Maintain communication with past participants involved in restorative conferences

  • Participate and provide regular updates at stakeholder meetings and regional collaboratives

  • Cultivate and develop relationships with partner organizations, other RJ practitioners, and communities interested in our RJ programs

  • Stay current with trends in the field of restorative justice by attending events and researching other programs

Training, Outreach and Education, Collective Impact (Approx. 15%)

  • Work with staff and community partners to provide training for co-facilitators, mentors, and community in Restorative philosophy and practice

  • Work with staff and community partners to provide outreach and educational materials and presentations to community in Restorative philosophy and practice

  • Participate and support other community driven efforts to disrupt the school to prison pipeline

Documentation and Administrative (Approx. 10%)

  • Track and enter case-specific data into case management systems for reporting purposes

  • Track and document program related expenses

  • Collect and submit data from evaluation and assessment instruments deployed at case intake, end of RCC, and after program completion

  • Work with staff and community partners to evaluate and report on the health impacts, financial impacts, and other measures identified through programming

  • Participate in non-program related NCRC events, staff development, and self-care

Company Description
We provide the resources, training and expertise to help people, organizations and communities manage and solve conflicts, with civility.

Built on the principle that every dispute has a solution, the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) serves a variety of communities in both the public and private sectors — regionally, nationally and internationally. Our mission is to resolve issues with the highest possible degree of civility and equitability to all parties involved.

National Conflict Resolution Center

Why Work Here?
Tremendous opportunity for growth, development and outstanding benefits package includes paid leave starting at 28 days, IRA, and more

We provide the resources, training and expertise to help people, organizations and communities manage and solve conflicts, with civility. Built on the principle that every dispute has a solution, the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) serves a variety of communities in both the public and private sectors — regionally, nationally and internationally. We address some of society's most intractable challenges by equipping individuals with communication tools so they can engage in constructive dialogue - even on difficult topics.

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San Diego, CA
92101 USA

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Government

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