Mountain Mediation Services

 

Contact: Lorraine Johnson, Executive Director

Mailing Address: P O Box 1802
Sylva, NC 28779

Phone Number: 828-631-5252

Email Address: mmsylva1@dnet.net (Jackson Co.)
mmswaynesville@dnet.net (Haywood Co.)
mmsfranklin@dnet.net (Macon Co.)
mmsbryson@dnet.net (Swain Co.)

Website Address: www.mountainmediation.org

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., M-Th

Location: Sylva Administrative Office - Jackson Co Justice Center,
401 Grindstaff Cove Rd, Rm 214;

Franklin - Macon Co Courthouse,
5 Main St, Rm 141 (Basement);

Waynesville - Haywood Co Courthouse,
285 N Main St, Suite 1100

Agency Description: The Community Mediation Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Provides community mediation, conflict resolution and mediation training, and group facilitation services to Haywood, Jackson, Swain, Macon, Clay, Cherokee, and Graham Counties and also to the Qualla Boundary.

Training: Orientation and training offered to all volunteers.

Time Commitment: Varies.

Skills, Experience, and Special Requirements: Volunteer Mediators: Must complete 21-hour training and mentoring program in order to mediate. Office Volunteers: Individuals can help with projects in various offices and preparations for trainings. School Trainings: Volunteers are asked to come to a training orientation meeting and then work with experienced trainers to assist with trainings in Peer Mediation, Conflict Resolution Skills, and Anti-Bullying Behavior for Schools.

Volunteer Involvement: Assist with office duties, marketing, fundraising, court intake, and mediation. Also assist in training and in group facilitation work.

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