Mountain Mediation Services

Contact:   Lorraine Johnson, Executive Director

Mailing Address:   P O Box 1627
12 Everett St.
Bryson City, NC 28713

Phone Number:   828-631-5252

Fax Number:   828-361-5252 (please call before faxing)

Email Address: or

Website Address:

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

Location:   Bryson City - 12 Everett St., Corner of Main St., Upstairs - over Chamber of Commerce; Franklin - Macon County Courthouse, 1st Floor (Basement); Sylva - Office Room 254, Jackson County Justice Center; Waynesville - Office, Suite 1100, Haywood County Courthouse and Justice Center; Cherokee.

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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