Mediator Position Available

The Fair Housing Center (Toledo) seeks an experienced mediator to serve as a neutral party in their newly-established Landlord-Tenant Mediation department. The successful candidate will, through education and experience:

(1) Have a working knowledge of Ohio’s landlord-tenant laws, and eviction procedures;

(2) Be able to explain the mediation process to landlords, tenants, and the general public;

(3) Have the ability to build relationships with and educate the community through outreach, presentations, and workshops;

(4) Have the ability to work effectively with people under stressful situations, identify problems and potential solutions, and be well-versed in conflict management skills;

(5) Ability to utilize Microsoft Office software applications (Word, Excel, etc.) with ability to track activities in our proprietary case management system; and

(5) Have knowledge about and be able to interpret Federal, State, and Local laws concerning discrimination in housing.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies, or equivalent required; Juris Doctor (preferred). Some amount of relevant experience may be substituted for educational requirements;
  • Solid conflict resolution skills;
  • One to three years experience in community mediation.

This is a full-time (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) exempt position, with some evenings or weekends as needed.  Additional training will be provided.  The Fair Housing Center offers competitive salary and benefits package.

How to Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter detailing qualifications to