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Now Hiring: Restorative Justice Coordinator


Accepting applications through February 21st, 2024

To apply, email your resume to Kelly McBride at


  • Reports To: Director of Strategic Initiatives
  • FLSA Status: Salary, Exempt
  • Location: DVN Office, Hybrid
  • Pay Structure: $45,000- $50,000 (based on experience) + benefits, PTO, paid parental leave
  • Position Status: Full-time
  • Work Schedule: 36 hours per week M-F with some evenings and weekends
  • Updated: 1/23/24

About DVN:

The mission of Domestic Violence Network is to change the culture that leads to domestic violence through advocacy, education and collaboration.

Our work is focused on education with the idea that informing our community on issues related directly and indirectly to domestic and other types of violence will change the culture that leads to that violence. DVN does not provide direct service to victims/survivors. Our work is heavily based on prevention so our direct service providers can focus on serving those impacted by this human issue. We are currently seeking to fill a position as a Restorative Justice Coordinator in our small, but dynamic organization.

About the position:

The Restorative Justice Coordinator is responsible for supporting the implementation of the Restorative Justice Project. This includes the facilitation and implementation of the Project’s strategies including the Restorative Justice Advisory Council, Healing Circles, Restorative Conversations, and all additional program parts to be developed. In addition, the Restorative Justice Coordinator will organize and implement community trainings, participate in public awareness initiatives, and ensure they track the accomplishments and challenges of each program’s objectives. The person in this role needs to be someone who is highly motivated in project creation and implementation, as this is a new program for the organization.

Core Position Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of the Restorative Justice Project
  • Work directly with clients through intake and assessment, safety planning, and facilitation
  • Work in partnership with the Director of Strategic Initiatives and the Restorative Justice Specialist to develop all training curriculum relevant to the Restorative Justice Project
  • Conduct trainings for community members and partner organizations as well as other stakeholders
  • Coordinate with partners to reserve physical space, obtain referrals, and other relevant communication
  • Coordinate participant-focused outreach efforts
  • Co-facilitate support circles, healing circles, restorative justice one-on-one conferencing, including all individual pre-work sessions
  • Maintain program documentation including case notes, meeting notes, project materials, and project narratives
  • Participate in the designing of and conducting surveys or needs assessments for implementation and evaluation
  • Coordinate with marketing team to create appropriate materials for public awareness

Note: The core responsibilities of this job may be revised or updated as facility needs dictate.

Non-Essential Position Functions

  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Position Functions

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 70% of the time
  • Must possess valid drivers license and have access to reliable transportation
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and printer
  • Must be able to converse with others and express yourself effectively and accurately
  • Occasionally needs to lift up to 20 lbs to set up/tear down events, may require stairs

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Special Requirements

  • Must be available to work varying hours including evenings and weekends when community events and other activities create the necessity

Education and Qualifications
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in human services, peace studies, conflict resolution, restorative practices, social work or related field; or at least five years’ relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • Knowledge of domestic violence and/or restorative justice is preferred
  • Experience working in low income, immigrant, and communities of color
  • Experience in program planning, implementation, and evaluation
  • Experience teaching or leading workshops, training sessions or meetings
  • Experience preparing evaluation and project progress reports
  • Experience with Google Suite programs

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability and/or willingness to work alongside those who have been harmed and those who have harmed with a trauma-informed approach while being survivor led
  • Staying informed of trends in domestic violence, sexual assault, and restorative practices
  • Knowledge and experience in building strong professional and collaborative relationships
  • Knowledge of project management
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and obtain results within allotted time, as well as, make rational, sound judgments and judicious decisions quickly, often under pressure
  • Must have excellent written communication skills
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to organize and facilitate meetings
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to adjust to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to respond to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
  • Ability to work while demonstrating empathy, flexibility, openness, sensitivity, and awareness


  • Accepting applications through February 21st, 2024
  • To apply, email your resume to Kelly McBride at


Salary range is $45,000 – $50,000 based on experience, plus benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, flexible work schedule (as permitted), plus a fun and nurturing environment!

We believe that harmful behavior on the part of businesses disproportionately hurts the most underrepresented people in society, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color, people from working class backgrounds, disabled and neurodivergent people, women, and LGBTQ+ people. We believe that these communities must be centered in the work we do, and we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of underrepresented communities that are not listed above to apply.

DVN is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. DVN is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Kelly McBride at least three days in advance to deadlines at:

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.