Prison Volunteer, Facilitator (Clallam Bay Corrections Center)


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Clallam Bay Corrections Center1830 Eagle Crest WayClallam Bay, WA 98326

About

Join Freedom Project inside the Clallam Bay Corrections Center as we provide opportunities for folks who are incarcerated to practice Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and mindfulness. We are particularly looking for volunteers who bring facilitation experience or interest.

Freedom Project classes run at this facility from 5 to 20 weeks at a time on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8 PM. These class series range from an introduction to Nonviolent Communication to more advanced practice groups.

We expect class and workshop facilitators to have...

  • Experience in facilitation or interest in expanding these skills
  • A deep NVC or mindfulness practice
  • A non-heirarchical and anti-oppressive approach in facilitation
  • Social justice lens that brings an awareness of the prison system, mass incarceration, racial equity, and anti-oppression frameworks
  • Time commitment of 6+ months (given the time it takes to process new volunteers through the prison and the long-term nature of our prison programming)

If you do not feel comfortable stepping into the facilitator position, please consider joining as a regular prison volunteer! We welcome skills of all levels, as there are many ways to engage within the prison classroom. Additionally, Freedom Project works to provide training opportunities around these various skills (including a monthly anti-oppression training, NVC trainings, and facilitation skill workshops).

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • On-going commitment expected throughout sessions
  • Having a car is highly recommended (carpooling may be an option however)

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