Become an Advoz Volunteer
Advoz’s success in reconciling work depends on the unique talents, experiences, and time investments of people like you.
Our mediators and facilitators are highly trained volunteers, and our outreach depends on community connections like yours. We welcome your own interest in:
- Mediating family and other disputes
- Facilitating restorative dialogue between crime victims and offenders (generally juveniles)
- Helping to coordinating requests for service
- Organizing Advoz community outreach, events and trainings
Steps to Become an Advoz Trained Facilitator
Once you go through our Advoz training, you can apply to become a facilitator. Here are the steps to becoming a facilitator below:
Learn in Conflict Communication and Culture
Complete an Advoz application and submit background checks.
Train in Specialized Course: Mediation, Restorative Justice, Group Facilitation (Circle Process)
Practice as Observer / Co-mediator
Facilitate 1-2 a Month and complete 10 Hours of Continuing Learning Each Year
Lead Co-mediation with Newer Mediator and Provide Feedback
Apply to Facilitate
Want to help Advoz expand mediation and restorative practices in our communities but not mediate?
You can make a difference in Lancaster County.
By completing Advoz trainings, volunteering your skills, becoming a facilitator or interning with Advoz – You are bringing the skills and components of peace making into our community, culture and lives.