Restorative Justice Specialist
Full-Time Restorative Justice Specialist at St. Paul Youth Services
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Education
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: $58,000-$62,000 Annualized
Education Preferred: Yes
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Criminal Background: Case-by-Case Review

Program: Behavior Intervention Program

Hours: Full-Time Employee or Consultant

Reports to: Director of Youth Services (Executive Director)

Close date: position will remain open until filled

Salary range: $58,000-$62,000 Annualized

Work Level: Advanced

SUMMARY The Restorative Justice Specialist will oversee the restorative programming in schools including training, student mediation, circles, and community referrals.

WORK ENVIRONMENT ● In-Person at Partner School

● Hybrid work schedule (no exceptions)

● Occasional remote/in-person SPYS’ Office (Team Meeting, Professional Development, Administrative task)

TO APPLY ● Please apply using the following link:

● No calls or inquires please.


● St. Paul Youth Services is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. Candidates from underrepresented communities and bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply



  1. Program Responsibilities

○ Train St. Paul Youth Services’ In-School Behavior Intervention Program Team on restorative justice methodology, conflict mediation and restorative justice school processes.

○ Facilitate restorative justice mediations to proactively address interpersonal conflicts between up to three youth.

○ Work with and train internal staff, school leadership, teachers/staff, students and their families.

○ Facilitate restorative justice process for students otherwise at risk for suspension, justice system interaction or expulsion.

○ Curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation

○ Supervise and/or facilitate monthly skill building sessions on conflict resolution, stress management, and other relevant skills for students.

  1. Administrative Responsibilities

○ Respond to all communication from clients, coworkers, or colleagues in a timely, responsive and professional manner. This includes voicemail, email, and program specific communication as designated.

○ Maintain a daily schedule as set by the manager and notify the manager of any changes in schedule or anticipated availability.

○ Participate in individual supervision and group consultation. Maintain and enhance your ability and skills by keeping current with pertinent research and program related literature, attending workshops and seminars, and taking advantage of work-related opportunities for learning on the job.

  1. Documentation

○ Develop and maintain competency with basic computer programs and computerized data information system (Apricot) required to complete all functions and expectations of the organization and the specific program(s).

○ Maintain individual client records, and statistical information according to agency standards and specific program protocol.

○ Position is driven by deadlines and deadlines that must be met


Complete various tasks and perform miscellaneous projects as needed by management.

Maintain and responsibly care for agency equipment used in the course of performing job duties.

(e.g., computers, cell phones, vehicles, etc.) Employees will be held responsible for damage or loss of

equipment resulting from the employee’s misuse or failure to appropriately safeguard the equipment.

  1. Present a professional and positive image of the organization by maintaining dress and personal standards that are consistent with the audience or client group you will be working with on any given day or situation.


JOB SPECIFICATIONS EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE ● Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Psychology or equivalent experience (REQUIRED)

● 3-5 years of experience (REQUIRED)

● Middle School and High School setting experience (PREFERRED)

● Demonstrated success working with youth and families to achieve measurable outcomes


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES ● Ability to work with youth and families from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds

● Strong interpersonal skills and group presentation skills with the ability to relate well to a wide range of people

● Ability to develop positive working relationships with law enforcement

● Ability to work with resistant clients in a court diversion and/or restorative-justice model

● Demonstrated organizational skills, self-motivation and the ability to work as a member of a team


● maintain physical presence and/or remote presence for a full work day

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED Applicant must familiar with:

● Computer

● Social Solutions Apricot or similar social service documentation programs

● Outlook

● Microsoft Suite Programs: PowerPoint, Word and Excel

St. Paul Youth Services

Contact: Tracine Asberry
Phone 651-771-1301
PO Box 6486
Saint Paul, Minnesota, MN 55106
Transit: No Transit