Employment and Volunteer Opportunities
Current Employment Opportunities
Supervised Visitation Program Manager
The Supervised Visitation (SV) Program Manager is responsible for the ongoing oversight and development of a program that provides a safe structure and welcoming environment for non-residential parents to visit their children, when the court has otherwise prohibited contact. Working in partnership with Whatcom County Superior Court, Faith Lutheran Church and 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. The SV Program Manager is primarily responsible for conducting all program client intakes, assessing safety concerns and managing risk, collaborating with program partners, recruiting and training volunteers, and supervising program staff. The SV Program Manager will understand and have compassion for the dynamics and complexities present within the program and families served, will understand and promote the SV program’s alignment with the WDRC’s goals, will believe in the mission of the WDRC, and will enthusiastically embrace the opportunity to work with our team.
This position’s weekly hours include some weekday evenings to 7:30pm and some Saturday mornings to early afternoons.
To Apply: Review the full job description. Submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references (at least 2 of which should be direct supervisors) to our Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and position will be open until filled.
AmeriCorps Member: Youth Conflict Resolution Education Specialist
Use your creativity and gain valuable experience while empowering youth to learn conflict resolution skills in partnership with schools, the juvenile justice system, and community agencies. The AmeriCorps Youth Program Specialist serves an integral role providing specialized training in conflict resolution and communication to over 500 youth in schools, the juvenile justice system, and other community agencies. The member should model the WDRC’s core values by creating a warm, welcoming, and professional atmosphere while interacting with youth, clients, staff and volunteers. Training is provided, including participation in the 40-hour professional mediation training and the opportunity to pursue additional requirements towards becoming a certified mediator if desired.
To Apply: Review the full job description. Submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to our Youth Program Manager, Emily Machin-Mayes, at email@example.com. Open until filled, however priority will be given to applications received by 5 pm on June 17th
Note: An electronic AmeriCorps Application is also required. This is a separate application and needs to be directed to our program site here.
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.
Some of our volunteer opportunities include:
Mediators: for more information, visit our Professional Mediation Training/Certification page
Questions? Contact our staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360.676.0122.