Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center o
Region: Los Angeles county Service Area(s): Education
1145 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100 • Los Angeles, CA 90017

Contact: Kent Zhu (kent.zhu@apadrc.org)
Telephone: (213) 250-8190 • Fax: 213-250-8195
www.apadrc.org

Requirements:
Conflict Resolution Specialists (CRS): Interns and Volunteers will be responsible for the following tasks:
Conducting intake interviews, interacting with clients, performing casework.
Possibility of observing and participating in mediation (with completed training).
Assisting with community education, public presentations, and outreach programs.
Assisting in the day-to-day activities and special projects of the Center.

Conflict Resolution Specialists must attend the Center's 25-hour mediation and conflict resolution training.
Hours are flexible, but Conflict Resolution Specialists are expected to work at the Center a minimum of 12-15 hours per week, preferably a 3-4 hour shift three times a week, for at least 16 weeks.

Prerequisites:
The Center is looking for people who have an interest in community and grassroots work. All interns and volunteers should be organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and willing to learn. Strong writing and speaking skills is preferred. Bilingual students (Asian languages & Spanish) are especially encouraged to apply.

Deadlines: year round

Description/Mission statement:
The Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center (APADRC) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides mediation and conflict resolution services to the diverse communities in the Los Angeles area, with a focus on the Asian Pacific Islander Population. We strive to improve human relations and race relations by addressing complex, cross cultural community conflicts and their root causes with community partners through education, training, and development of new models and techniques. APADRC looks toward the future by training youth in the techniques of mediation and conflict resolution.

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