To volunteer for Jefferson County Mediation Services (JCMS) you must have taken a training in basic mediation practices (generally a 24 to 40 hour course), but you do not need to have any mediation experience. We match new volunteers with experienced mediators on each case, using a co-mediation model.
If you are interested in volunteering for Jefferson County Mediation Services, please send us the following documents:
Brief cover letter describing your interest in volunteering with Jefferson County Mediation Services
Copy of your mediation training certificate
If you have special skills, such as fluency in another language, please note that.
You must attend a volunteer orientation to begin working with Jefferson County Mediation Services We offer these orientation sessions twice a year. Once we receive all of the needed documentation, we will confirm receipt and add you to the list of people to be notified when the next orientation is scheduled.