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Resolution Service
The path to productive dispute resolution.

Volunteer Mediator Application

You can submit this application online, or download it and mail it in by clicking on the image to the right. (If submitting the form, please fill out the form below as completely as possible.)

To serve as a mediator, the State of Michigan requires that you receive 48‐hours of formal training. The training will be held at a location to be determined in Marquette. If chosen as a mediator, you will be required to attend all of the training sessions as scheduled below, and complete an additional 8‐hour Domestic Violence training to be held at a future date in Marquette. Please review the dates and times carefully. Please note that all sessions are required to complete the 48‐hour training.

Fall 2019 Training Schedule

  • Saturday, November 2 - 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Sunday, November 3 - 8:30-5:00pm
  • Friday, November 8- 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Saturday, November 9 - 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Sunday, November 10 - 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Thursday - November 14 - 8:30am-5:00pm

Training fee: $100 for those agreeing to serve as a volunteer mediator for MARS for at least one year. (The typical cost for this training across the State ranges from $700-1200 per person) All materials and some snacks will be provided. Lunch will be on your own each of the 6 days.

Space is Limited to 24 participants. Please submit application and training fee by October 20, 2019. If sending application by mail, please send it to:

715 W. Washington Street, Suite A
Marquette, MI 49855

If you have any questions regarding this application or the training, please feel free to call 226‐8600.

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