Looking for meaningful volunteer work? Interest in Restorative Justice?
The Washington County Diversion Program is seeking volunteers to serve on its Community Restorative Panel. Panel members represent the face and voice of the community and help participants understand how their actions have affected others.
Restorative Justice is an approach to problem solving based around three basic concepts:
Volunteers are essential to our success! We provide training to prepare volunteers to follow a restorative justice approach and take on a meaningful role in this community-based justice program. Volunteer typically serve twice a month for two to three hours at a time.
The Diversion system has been in place in Vermont since 1980, with offices in every county. Close to 400 Vermonters volunteer on Diversion boards across the state!
If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Meg Rizzo at (802) 479-1900 or firstname.lastname@example.org.