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Help to reduce conflict in our communities and prisons by developing your conflict resolution skills and the skills of others. You will have the opportunity to use and develop skills in facilitation, working as a member of a team, and creating an environment of trust and acceptance.
Facilitate at least 3 weekend long workshops a year
Attend team-building meetings prior to your workshop
Promote the AVP program
Some travel required (to local workshop locations)
Training and Support:
Orientation to the organization and programs
Orientation provided on volunteering in the prison system
Participation in three AVP workshops: Basic, Advanced, and Training for Facilitators (T4F)
Ongoing support from staff and other volunteers
Facilitate at least 3 workshops a year
1 year commitment after initial training
Organizational Summary Friends for a NonViolent World (FNVW) spreads the transformational power of nonviolence through four different programs which aim to introduce nonviolence principles into interactions on every level, from the personal to the institutional.
Vision: We seek a world free from violence and the threat of violence
Mission:We champion nonviolence as the foundation for effective programs and actions to promote the dignity of every human being