Program Description: The New York Peace Institute Mediation Program is an extensive community-based and court-annexed Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program that operates at our main offices in lower Manhattan and downtown Brooklyn. The Mediation Program provides an extensive array of ADR services, inclusive of screening, intake, mediation, conciliation, facilitation, arbitration, and training. The program handles issues such as harassment, family conflicts, property violations, noise and other quality of life crimes, parent-teen conflict, placement of children in special education, housing disputes and lemon law arbitration. The program serves over 11,000 New Yorkers and currently handles over 4,000 disputes each year.
Qualifications: Strong communication skills, general understanding of office administration, great attitude, organized, experienced with active listening, able to work independently, as well as with a team, interest or experience in mediation would be helpful.
Reports to: Kings County Courts Coordinator
Work Days Per Week: Minimum 15 hours/week
Length of assignment: Minimum 3 months
Compensation: Unpaid. Academic credit available
TO APPLY: Please address resume and cover letter to:
Kings County Courts Coordinator
Brooklyn Mediation Center