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Position Title: Restorative Justice Services Case Coordinator (Circle Program & RESTORE)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Under the direct supervision of the Restorative Justice Services Program Manager, the Restorative Justice Services Case Coordinator provides case coordination and support in the development and delivery of Restorative Justice programs and services throughout Weld County. The Case Coordinator facilitates circle conferences and RESTORE sessions and assists the Program Manager, as needed, in other aspects of the program development and oversight.

Please Note: This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not intended to be all inclusive.
• Review juvenile cases from 19th Judicial District Court and referrals from municipal courts, District Attorney’s Office, police officers and school districts
• Be a liaison to the referring agencies regarding cases.
• Attend Diversion intakes, volunteer meetings, trainings, conferences, and other events as needed.
• Communicate with probation and diversion about each participant’s contracts and completions for each session.
• Assign volunteer facilitators to Restorative Justice Circle Program (RJCP) and RESTORE Sessions as appropriate.
• Facilitate circle conferences and RESTORE sessions as needed.
• Provide support for volunteers working on Restorative Justice cases: Assist with conference and meeting logistics; including scheduling locations for pre-conferences, conferences and reintegration. Manage paperwork for Restorative Justice cases. Follow up with and send out reminders to facilitators, participants and volunteers regarding scheduled conferences, meetings and trainings.
• Provide or arrange for coaching, mentoring and skill development for RJ volunteer members (Community Members, Co-Facilitators, Facilitators, etc.).
• Ensure that contact has been made with the victim and the affected community when scheduling conferences and meetings.
• Enter data concerning each case and each offender into the database, electronic and physical files.
• Set up and tear down of different events, meetings, and conferences.
• Debrief and support facilitators, community members and business representatives.
• Generate reports from the database, as needed, for grant reports, recidivism studies, etc.
• Create files and packets with all necessary forms, paying particular attention to detail.
• Assist the Program Manager with volunteer trainings and mini-trainings.
• Assist the Program Manager with other volunteer appreciation events.
• Make presentations about the program.
• Assist Program Manager with grant reports and tracking program expenditures.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Excellent communication skills, speaking and listening
• Excellent facilitation skills – for group meetings as well as conferences
• Works well in partnerships and collaborations
• Flexibility in schedule and mindset
• Sensitivity to individual values and opinions of parties
• Ability to be in the presence of conflict and work with it
• Ability to de-escalate emotionally charged situations
• Knowledge of the criminal justice system is helpful
• Self-directed and self-motivated
• Good organizational skills
• Ability to use standard office equipment, computer equipment and software, including but not limited to word processing, data base management, spreadsheet applications and electronic mail

• Bachelor’s degree in a related field
• 2-4 years of experience applying the skills listed above, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Experience/training in mediation and group facilitation highly desirable.
• Education, experience and/or training in restorative justice highly desirable.
• Bi-lingual in Spanish highly desirable.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and communicate with others. The employee is occasionally required to walk, use hands to operate technical equipment, and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must frequently lift and or move up to 10 pounds and must occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.
The job may involve exposure to physical injury or hazard. Organizational safety standards apply, but precautions may not always be clearly defined and may not prevent injury or illness.
WCRJ is a small office setting. Flexible schedule is necessary. Staff will have regular contact with the Program Manager, Executive Director, and volunteers.

¾ Time Position – 30 hours per week.
Benefits Available
$22,500 to $24,750
$14.42 - $15.86/hr

Greeley, Colorado
Travel throughout Weld County

Kelly D. Schramm
Executive Director
Youth & Family Connections
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Restorative Justice Program Manager
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