A variety of roles are available, please explore our opportunities and see what works for you! We ask our volunteers to help for a minimum of one year and attend 6 sessions per year.
The first step to volunteering begins with submitting a volunteer application. Applications may be submitted electronically or delivered to the Restorative Justice Center.
Please check our our event calendar for orientation, training and event dates.
Types of Volunteering
Participating in Circles: Community members participate in Restorative Justice Circle to role model community values, discuss the impact of crime and conflict, offer ideas for what is needed to make things right.
Storytelling: Individuals directly affected by crime or conflict are asked to discuss the specific event and explain the impact. Storytelling promotes personal healing for those who are interested. Additional Speaker Information.
Circle Keeping: Volunteers interested in becoming a Circle Keeper will be provided with specialized training opportunities. Our two-day Circle training is available, please see information here. For SCVRJP circle sessions, specific training such as co-keeping will be utilized. Please note your interest in keeping on your application or contact email@example.com for more information.
Office Support: Staff the office, register participants in sessions, data entry and general office support. Office support helps aid the day-to-day tasks of a non-profit organization.
Service Learning: SCVRJP offers service-learning opportunities to university students each semester. SCVRJP volunteer coordinator will work with students. Please refer to our event schedule and your schedule to see if your availability and our sessions are a match. There are limited spaces available each semester, so please apply early.
Internships: If you are interested in an internship please see the following: Internship Information 2013. Please submit a volunteer application, cover letter and resume to Kris Miner at the Restorative Justice Center 215 N 2nd Street, Suite 108, River Falls, WI 54022 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Now accepting applications for Fall 2013.
What our volunteers are saying about volunteering with SCVRJP
Circles are a great way to be involved with community and experience personal growth.
I have continued to be amazed by the amount of support these [Circles] provide to participants and how accepting all members are.