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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Program Coordinator -Mediation Matters (Albany, NY)

Posted ByAngela Ruck, Thursday, April 20, 2017
The Program Coordinator, under the supervision of the Executive Director, will be responsible for coordinating programs throughout the Mediation Matters’ six county service area but will be primarily housed in the Saratoga office and throughout Washington and into Warren County. The position is funded in large part by a grant from the New York State Office of Court Administration. Mediation Matters, Inc. was founded in 1979 as a non-profit, community-based organization to provide the skills and processes that help people handle conflict in a constructive way. The Center specializes in providing mediation and conflict resolution skills, training and consulting. Mediation/Facilitation services are offered for schools, county administrative agency related matters, court-based issues, workplaces, or anyone with an interpersonal challenge they wish to address. Offices are located in Albany, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, and Lake George, NY. Mediation Matters has a strong commitment to serving the diverse communities of the Capital District; applicants who feel they can help us further those goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Job duties will include work in all areas of service but with a focus on youth and schools programs. Duties include but are not limited to: relationship development and management with county personnel, schools, and non-profits serving youth & families; case management: intake, managing referrals, and working with the on-line database; some administrative functions; supporting co-workers to meet the needs of the volunteers; education and outreach about Mediation Matters programs; and other duties as needed. Travel ability to the other Mediation Matters offices and throughout the Counties of Saratoga, Warren, and Washington is necessary. Though the position will have an office in the Saratoga office, significant portions of the week could eventually be in spent in schools or other partner locations throughout Saratoga, Warren, or Washington Counties. Qualifications: Training in Restorative Practices and/or mediation though not required, is highly desired. Good written and oral communication skills, computer literacy, flexibility, and creativity are required. Salary and Hours: This position is full time: full time at Mediation Matters is 35 hours/week. Mediation Matters contributes to basic individual healthcare plans. Applications: Review of applications will begin May 1, 2017. To apply, please send 1) a letter of interest outlining applicable skills, 2) résumé, 3) salary requirements and 4) three references to:
 
Sarah Rudgers-Tysz – Executive Director Mediation Matters
10 N. Russell Road, 2nd Floor Albany, NY 12206
sarahrt@mediationmatters.org
 

 

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