FNVW Job Opening

Job Opening! Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) - MN Program Coordinator

Friends for a NonViolent World seeks a passionate and motivated individual to join our organization as the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) - MN Youth and Adult Program Coordinator. This dynamic role is responsible for the overall coordination of AVP-MN’s workshops and activities, working closely with the Executive Director and AVP-MN Council to expand the capacity and impact of our AVP program. The person in this position will receive AVP facilitator training through participation in AVP workshops and is encouraged to co-facilitate youth workshops as a part of their role.

The ideal candidate enjoys launching new initiatives, is skilled at organizing resources and people to make a positive impact, and cares deeply about the well-being of our community. They will possess a unique blend of relationship-building skills, strategic thinking, and creative follow through.  

As the AVP-MN Youth and Adult Program Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to develop your own nonviolence skills while directly influencing the lives of young people, incarcerated individuals, and anyone seeking new ways to handle anger, deal with conflict, and develop healthy relationships. FNVW is eager to hire that special person who can build on our long standing AVP program and help realize its potential for growth in this moment when community-based violence prevention work is so critically needed. 

This is a Part-Time / 20 hours a week position with opportunities to facilitate youth workshops for additional weekend hours.


FNVW is a Quaker-inspired organization that welcomes people from all faith practices as well as individuals with no religious orientation. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who identify as BIPOC, Indigenous or people of culture, LGBTQI+ and gender fluid or gender nonconforming, people from working class backgrounds, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), veterans, people of any age or family status and others who are members of marginalized communities.

For best consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume to Leah Robshaw Robinson at: info@fnvw.org by July 7th.

The cover letter can be included in the body of the email or as a separate attachment. Review of resumes will begin right away but interviewing will not take place before this date. We will continue to review applications after this date and the role will be posted until filled.  

FNVW is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


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