Criteria for Working Group Membership

Qualities desired in all Working Group members include the following:

  • Ability to dedicate significant time to the Working Group during the upcoming Topic Area Decisions phase (expected to be during May through mid-July).
  • Passion, care, and thoughtfulness in relation to the topic area of the group
  • Strong alignment with the core principles of NVC
  • Ability to effectively work collaboratively in a team committed to NVC values
  • Willingness and ability to work through emotional charge or fixation when its presence is perceived by oneself or others; willingness to request and receive support.
  • Ability to finish what is started, in a defined time frame.
  • Fluency in English

Qualities desired in a majority of Working Group members, and in all members unless there is compensating merit:

  • An understanding and practice of NVC that is well integrated, sophisticated, and well beyond the minimum baseline for being a certified trainer.
  • Ability to think in terms of systems and the big picture and the relationship between what we do and our deepest aspirations.

Qualities desired in the mix of Working Group members include:

  • Specialized knowledge and expertise in relation to the topic area of the group.
  • Both those with a long history and deep experience with CNVC and those who are comparatively new and able to offer fresh perspectives.
  • Those with extensive experience as trainers, and those whose work is based on application in specific social areas beyond workshop settings.
  • Ability to reflect and honour diverse perspectives, including diversity of privilege, culture, and worldview.


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