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Court Monitor Intern (Grand Junction)

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ORGANIZATION: Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 15 people are interested

MISSION: The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.

TITLE OF POSITION: Court Monitor Intern

PURPOSE OF JOB:To support the mission of MADD by observing DUI court cases and collecting data to help identify trends in sentencing and, in turn, support law enforcement, judges, and prosecutors in finding solutions that result in effective justice.

DUTIES:

  • Attend DUI misdemeanor court proceedings in person or online and collect relevant data.
  • Submit data to MADD staff within 3 days of attending court.
  • Participate in development training, meetings, events, and program opportunities.
  • Provide feedback to MADD staff to ensure the continued success of the program.

TRAINING:

  • Intake interview and orientation.
  • Online training is to be completed individually before the due date. (3 modules).
  • one-on-one training with MADD staff, either in person or virtually.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Age 18 or older
  • Reliable transportation to/from the courthouse
  • Excellent attention to detail, listening skills and ability to think critically
  • Respect for confidentiality
  • Background check required

TIME COMMITMENT REQUIRED:

  • Flexible schedule: Volunteers choose dates, and observations are made during courthouse hours. Expect to be at the courthouse based on the judge's time, typically from 8 am to 4 pm on chosen dates.
  • This role will start at the beginning of the fall and spring.
  • Volunteers will be asked to submit the total number of hours they volunteered at the end of each month.

LOCATION:

MADD Colorado has activated the Court Monitoring Program in over 12 counties in Colorado.

We are currently seeking monitors in Mesa County.

BENEFITS:

  • Learn about the judicial process in Colorado.
  • Opportunity to have a positive impact on sentencing norms for underage drinking and DUI cases in Colorado.
  • Build connections.
  • Get involved with the MADD community.

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About Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

Location:

1355 South Colorado Boulevard, Suite 602, Denver, CO 80222, US

Mission Statement

Mothers Against Drunk Driving's mission is to stop drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.

Description

Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking. MADD also supports drunk and drugged driving victims and survivors at no charge, serving one person every 8.6 minutes through local MADD victim advocates and at 1-877-MADD-HELP.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Justice & Legal
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Grand Junction, CO 81501

(39.07506,-108.55225)
 

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • Organization
  • Problem Solving
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Thinking
  • Legal (General)

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-5 hours per week, during court hours.
  • The start of the program begins in the fall and spring.

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