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Intake/Case Management Coordinator Position with Mediation and Conflict Resolution Center, Inc. (MCRC, Inc.) in Howard County.

This is a full-time position in a conflict resolution center located in Columbia, Maryland. Candidates must have an AA degree or a Bachelor’s degree in Conflict Resolution,
Criminal Justice, Social Work or other Human Services field, preferably taken the 40-hour basic mediation training or be willing to take the training as provided by the center, possess excellent written and communication skills, be familiar with excel and word, be a team player yet also be able to work independently part-time in office setting and part-time remote. This position is grant funded with a salary of $40,000. Preference will be giving to individuals who live in Howard County.

If interested, click here to send an email with your resume and qualifications. Open until filled.

Volunteer of the Year

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MCRC, Inc. & Community Mediation Maryland (CMM) has awarded Susan Jameson the Community Mediation Volunteer of the Year Award for Howard County, Maryland!

Susan was awarded in recognition of her exceptional contributions to MCRC, Inc. and the community of Howard County, as well as the time and energy devoted to community mediation.


The 2021 MCRC Volunteer of the Year Award was awarded to Susan Jameson

Susan Jameson volunteers and assists with the re-entry mediation program, volunteers and mediates for our community mediation services, re-entry mediation, co-parenting mediation, district court referrals, circuit court referrals, as well as restorative practices, and Howard County Public School System referrals. In general, and not to be exaggerating, but Susan Jameson has always been willing to do anything mediation and restorative practices for MCRC, Inc. throughout the years.

Specifically, from 2021 to 2022, Susan Jameson has been paramount to MCRC, Inc. during the COVID-19 Pandemic, as she has created and facilitated conflict resolution workshops for our partners, other non-profit organizations in Howard County.

Susan Jameson has also worked as a consultant with the Deputy Executive Director moving forward with services in Howard County when we were severely limited on staff and
volunteers due to restrictions and liabilities following the COVID-19 Pandemic, and the loss of our Executive Director when she stepped down in 2020. Susan Jameson has offered over 100+ hrs. of volunteer work in the past twelve months.

Thank you and congratulations Susan, for your service to the center and the community. Mediation and Conflict Resolution Center of Howard County Staff and Volunteers!

Wellness Activities

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  • CENTENNIAL PARK EAST – June 19, 2022
  • 14th Annual Howard County Family Wellness Day on Sunday, June 19th from 8:00am to 1pm at Centennial Park South, brings together the entire…
  • Centennial Park has won awards for its natural design and sensitivity to nature. The 337-acre park features a spectacular 54-acre man-made lake, which is stocked by the State Department of Fisheries. You can walk, run or bike the 2.6-mile paved pathway that encircles the lake or the 7.3 miles of interconnecting paved pathway that includes links to surrounding neighborhoods. The park has four main areas: North, South, East, and West, each with a separate entrance. Wildlife: White-tailed Deer, Beavers, Foxes, Turtles, Herons, Winter Waterfowl – American Wigeon, Canvasback, Ring-Necked Duck, Bufflehead, Hooded Merganser, Ruddy Duck and more…
  • 14th Annual Howard County Family Wellness Day on Sunday, June 19th from 8:00am to 1pm at Centennial Park South, brings together the entire community, challenging every organization, public and private, and every citizen, to make a commitment to healthy living.With games, crafts, and performances along with vital health screenings, and health education, Family Wellness Day is a total community collaboration.
    The event starts with remarks from our community dignitaries and the Matzohball 5K Run/Walk. For more information, schedule of activities, and booth space availability, visit:

2022 Howard County Family Wellness Day – Ellicott City – 6/19/2022 – Maryland (

On Our Own of Howard County: Wellness & Recovery Center

Information provided by: Howard County Local Behavioral Health Authority

On Our Own of Howard County operates a Wellness & Recovery Center at various times on weekdays and weekends and on holidays for county residents who have a behavioral health issue (i.e., mental health or substance abuse disorders.) This is a peer-operated service that provides socialization, advocacy, educational and natural support opportunities for individuals with mental illness. Many of the recipients of mental health services who come to the Wellness & Recovery Center say it is a place to relax and feel comfortable. Members share similar experiences and discuss ways of coping with their illness. Transportation is provided for those individuals who would have a problem getting to the center without it. Contact the Program Director at (410) 772-7905 for further information.


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