Want to make a difference in the lives of teen in our community? We need people like you as volunteer mediators.
Community Mediation services is a 501(c) 3 agency that works with the youth of the Anderson County, TN area . We have 4 no-cost mediation programs that are mediated by trained volunter mediators
www.peacefulresolution.org for mored details
Our training is broken into 2 parts. Basic, which is needed for all program, and is about 12 hours and program speicific training which is about 12 hours. Each program has its own specific training.
The classroom training will include presentations materials as well as sample class exercises and role play. Experienced mediators will assist with all phases of the training. Justice professionals and court administrators mayl be guest speakers as well as others from the community.
There is an application process which involves a background check and three references are required. After the receipt of the application a face to face interview will be conducted with staff.
The fall training will be for our Basic and Attendance MediationProgram which working with teens who have been truant and finding out what was the cause and how can it be prevented.
We will teach you want you need to know to help these kids.
August is our target for training. The actual dates will be set from a class consensus.
Contact us for an application to get started.
- People Skills
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Critical Thinking
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- Each mediation takes about 1.5 hours
- Must be able to mediate during the DAY time, afternoon and morning slots available.