Volunteer and Job Opportunities
Current Employment Opportunities
The Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center is recruiting for a Supervised Visitation Program Coordinator to join our team.
The Supervised Visitation (SV) Program Coordinator position is primarily responsible for supervising visits and coordinating the visit schedule, including client and volunteer scheduling. The SV program provides a safe structure and welcoming environment for non-residential parents to visit their children. Working in partnership with Whatcom County Superior Court, Faith Lutheran Church, and active volunteers, the SV program provides a temporary means for parents and children to maintain a connection and relationship until the parent can visit without supervision. An ideal candidate will demonstrate an aptitude for sensitively and successfully working with families and volunteers, and setting healthy and safe boundaries.
This position’s weekly hours include Saturday mornings to early afternoons and some evenings to 7:30pm.
To Apply: Review the full job description. Then submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Devin DiBernardo (firstname.lastname@example.org) or hard copy to 13 Prospect Street, Suite 201, Bellingham, WA 98225. The position is open until filled.
Current Volunteer and Internship Opportunities
As a nonprofit, the WDRC relies on the generous support of volunteers. There are many ways to get involved and contribute to peace building in Whatcom County.
AmeriCorps Position Opening: Youth Conflict Resolution Education Specialist: The WDRC seeks a dynamic and creative AmeriCorps Member to provide specialized training in conflict resolution and communication in schools, the juvenile justice system, and other community agencies.
This position serves an integral role at the WDRC. The Member is responsible for supporting the Youth Program Manager to coordinate and implement conflict resolution workshops and classroom presentations in partnership with local schools, Whatcom County Juvenile Court, Teen Court, and social service agencies. Each year, with the help of our Member, we serve hundreds of youth throughout the County, working with every school district and more than 15 individual schools and community agencies. This full time, 10.5 month position begins September 1st, 2018 and ends July 15th, 2019. Position is contingent on funding.
For more information, and to apply, please see the full job description.
Some of our other volunteer opportunities include:
4th Wednesday Coffee & Blues Volunteer Work Parties
A couple of hours make a big difference! Stop by and pitch in on a project for a couple of hours. Each month will include something different depending on our needs. Snacks, music, and great company provided! RSVPs appreciated to email@example.com.
Questions? Contact our staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360.676.0122.