There are a variety of ways to help.
The first step to volunteering begins with submitting a volunteer application. Applications may be submitted electronically to the Restorative Justice Center, to complete the electronic application click here.
Click here for a printable application to return to the Restorative Justice Center.
Please check our event calendar for orientation, Circle training and event dates. Join us for a volunteer orientation session or Lunch n’ Learn to learn more about SCVRJP and where you may fit in. If you have questions or would like to register, contact Shana at 715-425-1100 or scvrjpevents[at]gmail.com!
Types of Volunteering
Community Mentoring: Community volunteers participate in Restorative Justice sessions to role model community values, discuss the impact of crime & conflict and offer input for what is needed to make things right.
Storytelling: Individuals directly affected by crime, conflict or harm provide testimony about a specific event and explain the impact. Storytelling may offer personal healing and a chance to make a change. Read more…
Circle Keeping: Volunteers interested facilitating Circle sessions will be provided with specialized training opportunities, including meetings for networking and support.
Event Support: Help SCVRJP by dedicating time and support to fundraising and community events, such as our Annual Walk for Awareness.
Office Support: Staff the office, aiding the day-to-day tasks of a non-profit organization. Opportunities may vary on a seasonal basis.
Internship: Click here.
Service Learning: As part of college courses, you may be required to complete hours. SCVRJP structures service learning around Circle Training, learners start with 16 hours and the foundation of Restorative Justice. The remainder of the service learning is spent in Circles or program support. For more details, Service-Learning Information.
Board of Directors: Serve on the board of directors. Click here or email our director at scvrjp[at]gmail.com.
What our volunteers are saying about volunteering with SCVRJP
Volunteers are asked to complete an anonymous evaluation after participating in a Restorative Justice session. Here’s what some of our volunteers have had to say!
“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.”
“This session was awesome! I am leaving with a really great feeling that tonight mattered.”
“Jerry’s story has a lot of impact on all the participants and it’s so cool to see how everyone reacts and just how much their body language changes as they listen.”