Opportunities for Mediators

Mediate BC staff members watch for opportunities that may be of interest to Registered Roster Mediators, Associates, and learning mediators.

On this page, you will find current information on:

  • Work and volunteer opportunities
  • Community events
  • Courses of potential interest to conflict resolution professionals
  • Discounts for courses, conferences and more for RRMs and Associates
  • Calls for Proposals for conflict resolution conferences and publications

You will also find a community calendar that provides links to upcoming events and deadlines.

In sharing these opportunities, Mediate BC seeks to collect information of value to the conflict resolution community in one convenient location. Posting of information does not mean that Mediate BC endorses a program. Mediators seeking to rely on activities for training or continuing professional development should confirm that the activity is recognized by Mediate BC for that purpose.

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Mediator Jobs & Opportunities

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FMC Project Manager (Contract)

Family Mediation Canada (FMC) is inviting applications for a part-time contract position for Project Manager. View Job Posting.

Closing Date: 4:00pm (PST) | May 20, 2022 

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Manager, Dispute Resolution (Alberta)

The Government of Alberta is actively recruiting a temporary, full time Dispute Resolution Manager. View Job Posting.

Closing Date: May 27, 2022 

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FMC Assessor: Child Protection Mediation

Family Mediation Canada is inviting applications for the contract position of Assessor: Child Protection Mediation. Applications must be sent by email to admin@fmc.ca, attention Chair, Child Protection Mediation Committee.

View Job Posting.

Closing Date: 4:00pm (PST) | May 31, 2022
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Member, Conflict Management Assistance Group, Amnesty International

The CMAG, an independent internal Amnesty International volunteer body, is seeking to appoint an external expert. The CMAG supplements conflict management/transformation and well-being resources within the organization, and advises and supports the international movement on conflict management/transformation and well-being by promoting the adoption and application of policies, standards and good practices.

Learn more here.

Closing Date: May 31, 2022
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Highlighted Events!

Generations of Mediators
Wendy, Kellie and Lana, three generations of mediators discuss their experiences with becoming a mediator and how to build a practice. Sharon Sutherland also joins as an impromptu guest to discuss getting on the child protection roster. Check out our Instagram live recording here.

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Community Events: 

Weekly on Friday, 10:00 - 12:00pm PST
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May 27, 9:00am – 5:00pm PST
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Jun 14, 4:30pm - 6:00pm PST
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PBLI Family Law: Intersections with Other Practice Areas
Jun 14, 9:00m PST
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Aug 15, 2022 - Aug 19, 2022
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This highly interactive two-day workshop is the only comprehensive family violence training available in BC. Featuring real case studies, personal stories, role-playing, coaching, and review of current literature, research, and statistics, this is a must-attend event for family dispute resolution professionals looking to meet their training requirements under the FLA. Learn more here.
Mediate BC Roster mediators will receive 20% off the full regular course registration fee. Please contact Customer Service to register.
May 12-13, 9:00am - 5:30pm (PST)
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Join us on Friday 13 May 2022 for this single-day program covering the unique practical and ethical issues involved in managing med-arb processes. Two panel discussions will debate ethical considerations in med-arb processes and discuss the essential dos and don’ts of managing med-arb processes in family law disputes. Learn more hereDownload the syllabus and the registration form.
Mediate BC Roster Mediators Rate: $350 $300
May 13, Online | 7:30am to 2:30pm (PST)
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This free conference will explore the intersection of gender, race, and the law, and how this impacts the lives of Indigenous women and girls. The conference will draw on the findings and recommendations of the Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Inquiry and of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). Learn more here.
Free Event, Webinar
CPD: 6 hours
May 27, 9:00am – 5:00pm (PST)
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May 27, 2022 - May 28, 2022
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What is workplace harassment? Join us for our free webinar where lawyer David Brown and Teresa Chernowski of WorkSafeBC will answer common questions about workplace harassment in BC, including what it is and what you can do about it. Learn more here.
May 31, Online | 12:00pm  (PST)
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CoRe Speaker Series: Professor John Kleefeld on Apologies

CoRe Conflict Resolution Society presents an annual speaker series focused on topics of interest to conflict resolution professionals and students. This month's speaker series event: Apology with John Kleefeld. For more information email coreclinic1@gmail.com
May 31, 4:30 - 6:00pm, Online (PST)
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BCACC: Families, Family Breakdown and the Law (Nelson)
Jun 03, 2022 - Jun 04, 2022
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JIBC - Online CRES-1410 Advanced Mediation
Building on the mediation process and skills introduced in Mediation Fundamentals, this course moves to more challenging, complex and emotionally charged situations. Learn more here.
Aug 15, 2022 - Aug 19, 2022

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