Volunteer and Job Opportunities
Current Employment Opportunities
Position Opening: Community Engagement Manager
The Community Engagement Manager (CEM) is a key staff member in our nonprofit organization. The CEM is responsible for working closely with the Executive Director, Board, and other staff to advance development efforts, promote community awareness, and create opportunities for engaging with our organization. We are seeking an individual to join our team and serve our community by modeling the WDRC’s core values and embodying a warm, welcoming, and professional approach while interacting with volunteers, donors, partners, clients, staff, and the community at large. This position is an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic, creative, and experienced individual who believes in our mission and is committed to strengthening our organization. The successful candidate will both bring vision and leadership to a collaborative environment, and be able to successfully implement operational plans. Download the Community Engagement Manager position description for full qualifications and job responsibilities.
How to apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to our search coordinator: Nancy Blume, Operations Manager, Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center, 13 Prospect St, Ste 201, Bellingham, WA 98225 or email@example.com
Closing Date: Thursday, September 7th, 4pm
Request for Qualifications - Helping Children Through Family Changes Instructors
The Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center (WDRC) seeks to expand pool of qualified instructors for our Helping Children Through Family Changes course. This seminar is required for all Whatcom County parents who are divorcing with minor children. The curriculum encompasses stages of grief, developmental needs of children, family considerations surrounding times of transition, and more. The 4 1/2 hour seminar is offered approximately 16 times a year on various days and times. The WDRC would like to hear from community members who have a genuine interest in (1) helping people build skills to effectively manage and resolve conflict (2) supporting the wellbeing of children during times of family change (3) the WDRC’s philosophical approach and mission.
Closing Date: June 12, 2017 for initial review. Download Instructor RFQ for qualifications and submission info
Current Volunteer & 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. Sign up here for email updates so you hear about it when we do!
- Visit Supervisors for Supervised Visitation Program
- Fundraising Event Coordinator Internship
- Youth Program Facilitator
- Outreach & Evaluation Intern
- Mediators: for more information, visit our Professional Mediation Training/Certification page
- 10 hours per month Custodial Volunteer
- Board Members
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- June 28th, 12-2pm
- July 26th, 12-2pm
- August 23rd, 12-2pm
- September 27th, 12-2pm
- October 25th, 12-2pm
- November 29th, 12-2pm
Questions? Contact Leah, our Volunteer Coordinator at email@example.com or 360.676.0122.