Victim Offender Reconciliation Program Mediation Training

Become a volunteer mediator. Help balance and restore your community one relationship at a time. The training will provide necessary skills for facilitating mediations between victims and juvenile offenders. Over 87% of our juvenile offenders to not re-offend and are able to move forward in their young lives thanks to our volunteers!

Schedule:

February 9 (5:30 to 8:30 pm) and 10 (8:30 am to 3:30 pm)

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years +
  • Free for students
  • $15 for community members
  • Must attend both sessions
  • Application must be submitted by February 2
  • Bilingual speakers are especially encouraged to apply
  • Once trained, finger printing and background check are required prior to mediating (paid by RJP)
  • The training will be held at Monterey Peninsula College (room is TBC)
  • Meals will be provided during trainings.

Trainers:

  • Jennie Burciaga, Executive Director
  • Pascuala M. Rios, Deputy Probation Officer III, Monterey County RJ Coordinator
  • Veronica Miramontes, Victim Offender Reconciliation Program Coordinator
  • Arleen de la Pena, RJ in the Schools Case Manager