From Harford County Government:
(Bel Air, MD) – – The Harford County Community Mediation Program is looking for volunteers to join the group. The Community Mediation Program, a program of the Department of Community Services, offers Harford County citizens free mediation services.
Residents can take advantage of this confidential and neutral process to resolve conflicts. Mediators help resolve conflicts that include disputes between neighbors, families, friends, businesses, and consumers.
Volunteer Mediators receive 45 hours of free basic mediation training and five hours of follow-up training. In order to receive the free training, volunteers must make a commitment to attend all of the training, complete an apprenticeship program, and donate 36 hours of volunteer time.
Here is a list of dates and times of the free training:
Saturday, September 14 – 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday, September 15 – 9:00am-5:30pm
Saturday, September 21 – 9:00am-5:30pm
Sunday, September 22 – 9:00am-5:30pm
Saturday, September 28 – 9:00am-5:30pm
Sunday, September 29 – 9:00am-6:30pm
Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer mediator should call Susan Fisher at 410-638-4807. An application can be downloaded at http://www.harfordcountymd.gov/services/community/doc/573.pdf.