Transformative Justice Facilitator
Job Type
Full-time
Description

STATEMENT OF THE JOB 

Responsible for conducting school-based restorative justice with a transformative lens. The Transformative Justice Facilitator will be responsible for collaborating with schools to implement restorative practices including circles, conferencing, and restorative truancy diversion. 


 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Implement restorative practice services in assigned K-12 school buildings.  
  • Conduct and document restorative practices and facilitate conference and circle processes.  
  • Develop agreed upon plans and conduct follow-up in a timely and organized manner. 
  • Make appropriate referrals to  211/Helpline, school staff ,counselors , social workers and others for additional services as needed. 
  • Provide case management to students receiving restorative truancy services. 
  • Complete paperwork and reports in a timely manner. 
  • Build and maintain healthy working relationships with students and district staff to strengthen support provided to the school building culture and climate. 
  • Creatively promote the use of restorative practices to shift discipline toward more restorative options. 
  • Adopt and model a restorative mindset as well as exercise positive social and emotional skills. 
  • Attend and engage in Gryphon Place staff meetings, professional development, and outreach events as assigned. 
  • Conducts outreach in community settings in the distribution of informational materials to increase youth, family, and community awareness of Gryphon Place services.   
  • Other duties as assigned.  
Requirements

 REQUIREMENTS 

  • High School Diploma/GED and experience working with youth and diverse cultural backgrounds; Bachelor's degree preferred 
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer technology, such as Microsoft Suites and Google Suite to maintain records and as a communication tool. 
  • Must complete all required onboarding training, including Restorative Practice Facilitation and ASIST Training through Gryphon Place 
  • Must have reliable transportation for frequent travel across Kalamazoo County School Districts 
  • Valid Drivers License  

KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES 

  • Ability to work effectively with youth 
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member 
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills 
  • Excellent organizational and record keeping skills  
  • Ability to exercise trauma sensitive care 
  • De-escalation and problem-solving skills 

Working Conditions: 

  • This position may require occasional evening and weekend work to attend community events and meetings. 
  • Some travel within the community and surrounding areas required. 

 Persons are recruited, hired, assigned, and promoted only on the basis of job-related criteria and without regard to age, color, familial status, gender, gender identification, marital status, national origin, non-job-related disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, veterans’ status. EOE  

Salary Description
18.00/hour