Inland Fair Housing & Mediation Board (IFHMB) helps over 5,000 people each year with court mediation services. IFHMB is recruiting dedicated volunteers to join our growing mediation team serving the San Bernardino County Superior Courts in Fontana, San Bernardino, Barstow, Victorville, and Joshua Tree.
As a volunteer mediator with IFHMB, you will get to gain valuable experience while helping our diverse community find peaceful resolutions to conflicts. This unique opportunity will allow you to practice and hone your mediation skills.
Deliver instructions regarding mediation to litigants
Perform Civil, Probate, Family, Small Claims & Unlawful Detainer mediations virtually via phone or videoconference (Small Claims cases range from Landlord/Tenant, Consumer/Merchant, Personal Injury/Torts, Real Property to Breach of Contract)
Exercise neutrality, confidentiality and diplomacy
Adherence to highest ethical standards
Effectively work with people in conflict
Prepare and accurately enter mediation case management data
For Civil, Probate, and Family cases, applicants must have J.D. and be an active member, in good standing, of the State Bar of California, or a retired Commissioner or Judge
For Small Claims & Unlawful Detainer cases, a J.D., Paralegal certificate/degree, Masters in Laws or Masters in Dispute Resolution is required
A basic mediation training certificate (DRPA-compliant)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Spanish language skills preferred, however, not required
If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Andrea Martin, ADR/Legal Services Supervisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About INLAND FAIR HOUSING AND MEDIATION BOARD
1500 S HAVEN AVE STE 100, ONTARIO, CA 91761, US
We are a values-based, dynamic organization expanding our reach by facilitating and promoting the general well-being of people through research, education, advocacy, counseling, and housing.
Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board [IFHMB] is a private non-profit 501cagency that serves as an intermediary to resolve issues related to housing discrimination, homeownership and housing sustainability, rental complaints, and disputes in court, with the goal of empowering individuals and enriching the communities it serves.
Advocacy & Human Rights
Homeless & Housing
Justice & Legal
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
October 7, 2020
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Any day Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Mondays and Fridays are days of most need; typically daily shifts are 8:00 am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:30pm).
J.D. and active member, in good standing, of the State Bar of CA. UD/Small Claims-J.D., paralegal certificate/degree, Masters in Laws or Masters in Dispute Resolution. Cell phone, laptop and high speed internet. Mediation training can be provided.