The Board of Commissioners of Torrance County, State of New Mexico is requesting proposals from qualified individuals or organizations to act as Teen Court Coordinator for the County.
The Teen Program Coordinator would be responsible for (among other duties):
- Coordination, evaluation—including impact and outcome, review and refinement of the existing Torrance County Teen Court Program.
- Assist in the county-wide DWI Program to implement alcohol and drug-free activities for youth and will also promote community awareness and change for DWI and underage drinking prevention
- Will recruit and train adults to serve as guest judges and youth to serve as volunteer jurors; receive and screen referrals to the program; make initial contact with youth and parents or guardians to schedule initial interview; attend all Teen Court sessions; prepare or assist in the preparation of Teen Court forms; prioritize cases; assign cases specific times and locations; assign past defendants to cases; co-ordinate and supervise all trials, which may be conducted outside of traditional work hours (evenings);