12 people are interested
Alternatives to Violence Project Facilitator
12 people are interested
AVP workshops use the shared experience of both participants and facilitators to examine how injustice, prejudice, frustration and anger can lead to aggressive behavior and violence. You will work as part of an AVP facilitation team to lead workshops that seek to release everyone’s innate power to positively responds to violence in in new and creative ways. By transforming ourselves we are transforming the world.
- Facilitate at least 2 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)
- Directly supported by the AVP Steering Committee
- Ongoing collaboration with FNVW staff and other volunteers
- Facilitate at least 3 workshops a year
- 1 year commitment after initial training
Friends for a NonViolent World (FNVW) seeks a world free from violence and the threat of violence. We champion nonviolence as the foundation for effective programs and actions to promote the dignity of every human being. Our programs demonstrate the power of nonviolent action and transformation at personal, community and institutional levels.
FNVW is a Quaker-inspired organization that welcomes volunteers from all faith practices as well as volunteers with no religious orientation. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization. We encourage volunteer applications from individuals of all backgrounds and life experiences.
Contact Leah Robshaw Robinson to learn more! Volunteer@fnvw.org; 651-917-0383
About Friends for a Non Violent World
393 Dunlap St. N., #307, St. Paul, MN 55104, US
Friends for a NonViolent World is a Quaker-inspired organization of people who affirm the dignity inherent in each human being. We share a commitment to advancing nonviolence as an ethic for honoring human dignity and a strategy for achieving peace and justice.
We provide tools, training and opportunities for people to take leadership in creating a non-violent society. We affirm the dignity and self-determination of each person, promoting non-violence as a powerful means to accomplish all just ends. The goals of FNVW are to promote peace in the personal lives of individuals, in communities plagued by violence and in the political system of the United States through the promotion of a peace agenda in foreign and domestic public policy. Additionally, FNVW strives to educate people on the impact of violence in all areas of our lives, from personal relationships to American foreign policy.
393 Dunlap StSuite #450ESt. Paul, MN 55104
September 7, 2021
- People Skills
- Teaching / Instruction
- Conflict Resolution
- Relationship Building
- Critical Thinking
- Community Outreach
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- One year commitment after initial training