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Position Available: Program Coordinator – Juvenile Re-Entry Mediation Program


Looking for an opportunity to enter into the field of mediation? Join our team-oriented, friendly and professional staff at the Center for Conflict Resolution and get a head start in the world of Alternative Dispute Resolution.


The Organization: The Center for Conflict Resolution (CCR) is an independent, not-for-profit organization, whose funding comes from public and private sources. CCR provides mediation services to the Chicago area, focusing on people of limited means, nonprofits, and institutions supporting the public and community interest. CCR’s programs are run by a staff of twelve and more than 180 volunteer mediators. For more information about the organization, see


Position Responsibilities:


  • Oversee CCR’s new Juvenile Re-Entry Mediation Program.

  • Work in partnership with Juvenile Temporary Detention Center staff.

  • Provide conflict skills training.

  • Coordinate mediation sessions.

  • Schedule mediation sessions and mediators.

  • Maintain case records.


Qualifications: The qualified candidate must:


  • Be able to work independently, as well as in a team environment;

  • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills;

  • Be comfortable working with youth in a detention center;

  • Have availability on evenings and weekends; and

  • Have seasoned computer skills.


Hours, Benefits, and Salary: This is a part-time position of 20 hours a week at $20/hour. The hours may vary week to week and will include evenings and weekends. The position has the potential to become full-time, based on additional grant funding.


How to Apply: E-mail a cover letter and résumé to Cassie Lively, Executive Director, at





Deadline to Apply: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a candidate is hired.


CCR is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer

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