Criminal Court Mediation Intern

 

The Criminal Court Mediation Program handles minor criminal court cases that have been referred by the District Attorney’s Office. Issues that can be discussed in mediation include, but are not limited to, harassment, assaults, criminal trespassing/mischief, property damage, menacing, noise, and debts. In addition, participants can address the impact the dispute has had and form plans for their future interaction, including decisions about an order of protection.

Responsibilities

Assist the Restorative Justice Manager with specific projects of the Criminal Court Mediation Program. Duties include:

  • Client case management
  • Research and program evaluation
  • Assisting in development of new Restorative Justice programs
  • Assisting with national conflict resolution conferences
  • Other light administrative duties as assigned

Opportunities available for professional development, class credit, and networking. Room for innovation and self-starter projects. This is an unpaid internship.

Qualifications

Demonstrated interest in conflict resolution, mediation, social justice, or related field. Experience with community mediation a plus. A committed work ethic, enthusiasm to learn, and strong people skills. Basic computer skills.

Reports to: Restorative Justice Manager

Hours per week: 15 – 35 hours

Length of Assignment: Flexible, 8 week minimum

How to apply:
Please send brief statement of interest and resume to Meredith Gray, Restorative Justice Program Assistant: mgray@nypeace.org.