Mediation Center
 
Contact:   Jessie Rosenberg & Amanda Watkins

Mailing Address:   40 North French Broad Avenue
Suite B
Asheville NC, 28801

Phone Number:  
Secondary Phone Line:  
828-251-6089
828-251-6089

Fax Number:   828-232-5140

Email Address:   Info@mediatewnc.org

Website Address:   www.mediatewnc.org

Office Hours:   Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

Location:   One block north of the intersection of North French Broad Avenue and Patton Avenue. Across the street from the Federal Building.

Agency Description:   The Mission of the Mediation Center is to create opportunity from conflict. The Mediation Center provides conflict resolution and supervised visitation services in Buncombe, Transylvania, Henderson, and Polk Counties. The Mediation Center's programs include family visitation services, adult mediation services, youth mediation services, and training.

Training:   We provide training on a variety of topics including mediation, conflict resolution, and working with families.

Time Commitment:   The Mediation Center welcomes volunteer interns! Our internship programs for graduate and undergraduate students are competitive and selective. All interns must be current students.

We generally require that internships are for class credit at an accredited college or university. All interns must participate a face-to-face interview, background check, and reference check. We encourage you to contact us as early as possible about internships.

Internships vary from 6 hours to 32 hours per week and last a minimum of one semester.

We work with graduate and undergraduate students in programs related to:

  • Social Work
  • Human Services
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Marketing
  • Non-profit management
  • Public Administration
  • Professional Writing
Skills, Experience, and Special Requirements:   Opportunities vary depending on the program and the type of work at the Mediation Center.

Volunteer Involvement:   Students gain a varied experience which includes case management experience, communication skill building, shadowing, and direct contact with clients.

 

 

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