Volunteer and Job Opportunities
Current Employment Opportunities
Position Opening: Supervised Visitation Program Assistant
The Supervised Visitation (SV) Program Assistant position is primarily responsible for supervising visits and supporting volunteers with the Supervised Visitation Program. The SV program provides a safe structure and welcoming environment for non-residential parents to visit their children. An ideal candidate will demonstrate an aptitude for sensitively and successfully working with families and volunteers, and setting healthy and safe boundaries. This position is well suited for a professional interested in a part-time role with the WDRC. It will require both consistency and flexibility to meet the ebb and flow of client schedules and program needs. Download the full SV Program Assistant position description for qualifications and more information.
How to apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references to our search coordinator: Devin DiBernardo, Supervised Visitation Program Manager, Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center, 13 Prospect St, Ste 201, Bellingham, WA 98225 or email@example.com.
Closing Date: Open until filled
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.