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Common Ground Mediation advocates for collaborative conflict resolution by providing education and affordable mediation services, and we are recruiting for a Coos County and Douglas County Program Manager.

If you are interested in joining our team and assisting the community in collaborative conflict resolution please download the application associated with the position you're interested in, complete and return the application along with a letter of interest and a resume.

Letters of interest should briefly state the skills, knowledge, and/or abilities you would bring to the position.

Return the application, resume, and cover letter by mail to:

Attn: Ext. Director Kyndal Meyers

1000 W Stanton Street

Roseburg, Oregon 97471

or by email to:

Positions will remain open until filled: 

    Coos County Program Manger: OPEN       .


Coos County Program Coordinator - North Bend Office

Common Ground Mediation seeks a qualified individual for the position of Coos County Program Manager. The Program Manager oversees and develops the mediation services in Coos County. This position works with a team of skilled volunteers to provide mediation services. The incumbent is responsible to be able to work independently and in a team environment with the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

PTE: Up to 15 hours per week, $15/hr. Schedule to be determined, some flexibility available.

Reports to: Executive Director

Location: North Bend, Oregon

Submit cover letter and resume to

Position open until filled.


Purpose of the Position:

  • This position will work in conjunction with the Executive Director (ED) (housed in Douglas County) to support effective delivery of the following Common Ground Mediation (CGM) programs in Coos County:

    • Coos County courts - residential evictions, small claims

    • Neighbor to Neighbor Community Mediation

    • Manufactured Home and Marina Community Resource Program

    • Other programs as needed and/or developed

  • Act as the Coos County point person for CGM and maintain its North Bend office.

  • Aid ED and Board with outreach, fundraising, and program development.



  • Coordinate and be on-site for Residential Eviction and Small Claims cases at Coos County Circuit Court I Coquille (schedule volunteer mediators, organize court paperwork and submit reports).

  • Data entry of all cases and statical data.

  • Perform case intake and case assignment of Mobile Home Park and Neighbor to Neighbor mediation cases to volunteers and staff.

  • Provide leadership for volunteer recruitment, training, engagement, retention, and appreciation efforts for Coos County with assistance from ED.

  • Represent CGM at community meetings/events and support community education, outreach and fundraising efforts of Board and ED.

  • Provide grant reporting support to Executive Director.

  • Answer and respond to calls to the Coos County Office during working hours (forward calls to Roseburg office after hours) and handle mail received at North Bend Office.

  • Make bank deposit as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, especially telephone skills.

  • Comfort with public speaking and community relationship building.

  • Ability to perform routine clerical tasks: organize and track information; maintain physical and online filing systems; generate reports and documents; and track emails and phone calls.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Products.

  • Successful completion of 32-hour Basic Mediation Training or commitment to enroll in and complete the first available course offered by Common Ground Mediation.

  • Follow all CGM policies and procedures.

(The Board reserves the right to modify this job description.)

Common Ground Mediation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We take the broadest possible view of diversity. We value the visible and invisible qualities that make a person who they are. We welcome that every person brings a unique perspective and experience to advance our mission and progress our fight for voluntary, confidential, and self-determined collaborative conflict resolution of every person in our Coos and Douglas County communities. We believe that each Common Ground Mediation community member, donor, volunteer, advocate, and employee must have equal access to solving community problems. We strive to include diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the center of our daily work. We commit to using these practices for our business and our communities. Join us in embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion for every person in every community.

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