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Restorative Practice Specialist / Intervention Specialist

Neutral Ground is dedicated to changing the story of community members that have been adversely affected by incidents of violence, poverty, and trauma. Neutral Ground creates safe spaces while providing vital resources promoting healthy relationships that build trust within our community.

Neutral Ground staff serves as a liaison between youth, adults, and the community to minimize risky/problematic behavior and improve community relations. NG staff strengthens ties to the local community and existing relationships while being familiar with the culture of the target community.


  • Provide prevention, intervention & mediation services

  • Offer coaching, technical assistance, and support to the community and youth to facilitate restorative practices, intervention, and prevention services.

  • Assist with developing tools for best practices such as templates, videos, and presentations

  • Provide professional development workshops for community members and youth.

  • Conduct follow-up meetings with community members and youth

  • Lead Interventions for at-risk adolescents and their families needing support, mentoring, life skills development, and coaching.

  • Collaborate effectively with the other community organizations, county services, and wrap-around services to establish continuity of care and needed referrals for the students and their families with attention to cultural relevance and competency.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage others, problem-solve and work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work with youth & families from different cultures, neighborhoods, and varying ethnic groups.

  • Ability to work as part of a team that includes city departments, community-based organizations,

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications

  • Valid California Driver’s License and transportation


  • Ability to perform under circumstances of possible emotional stress and conflict, including dealing with uncooperative clients.

  • Ability to work a regular schedule provided by your direct supervisor.

  • Prior experience working with youth and community

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Experience working with at-risk families/individuals

  • Must be able to work individually and on a team

  • Basic computer competency

  • Manage time well

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)


  • Basic Microsoft operating system navigation, outlook, word, excel, power-point

  • Bilingual (Spanish preferred)

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Pay: Up to $25.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift

  • Monday to Friday


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Social Work: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Please click the "Apply" button below, and provide your Resume and Cover Letter.

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