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Youth Mediators in Schools (YMS) Coordinator

Program Description:

Youth Mediators in Schools (YMS) establishes school-based peer mediation programs which provide training, support and coordination for the implementation of peer mediation centers in the Sacramento County schools.  Students learn a peaceful and productive approach to resolving conflict with others as students develop strong communication, leadership, and decision-making skills which promote an improved school climate.

Required Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Mediation certification, and Bachelor degree;
  • Interest or experience working with youth;                                         
  • Interest or experience in alternative dispute resolution;                                                             
  • Detail oriented, self-starter, excellent time-management skills;                                                
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, and computer skills;                                           
  • Ability to collaborate and conduct trainings in varying learning environments;                         
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel                                                                                        
  • Mandatory school security clearance, fingerprinting and TB testing;                                                      
  • Must have your own vehicle, valid driver’s license, cell phone                                                     
  • Additional on the job trainings to be completed include CLA Mediation Skills training and YMS training



The YMS Coordinator will identify and recruit new Sacramento County schools; liaise with school administrators and site coordinators; prepare all training materials; lead peer mediation training for school students; lead monthly follow up sessions in each school; collect monthly program data; build and strengthen positive relationships with students, site coordinators, school staff and administration; evaluate program, write reports and grant applications as needed.

Additional duties Include:

Assistance with marketing efforts related to YMS and all CLA programs, participate in all mediation trainings, research as needed, statewide and advisory committee meetings, and organizational fundraising events.

Time Commitment: 32-40 hours (4-5 days) per week         

Salary: $24.00 per hour    


The YMS Coordinator is supervised by the Associate Director.

To Apply:  Send an email with your resume and letter of interest to: No phone calls please. 

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