Apply to become a YMI Mediation Advocate

Based on these criteria you can register with YMI and develop your own young mediation advocate profile on the IMI web portal. Your completed profile will be searchable by other YMI Mediation Advocates and by YMI Mediators, and by experienced mentors looking to offer assistantships and mentorships.

To register with YMI, email us at: [email protected]


All fields marked with a * are obligatory


Personal Data  



First Name*

Last Name*

Profile Picture *(please attach a recent photo to your application).






Young Mediation Advocate Data

(Please note that there is a maximum limit of 1000 characters for each field – one or two paragraphs of information should be sufficient).

Mediation Advocacy Education and Training* Indicate whether you have completed your mediation advocacy training, or whether it is in the process of being completed. Indicate the training provider, location and a link to detailed information on your mediation advocacy training.

Why do I want to be a Mediation Advocate? *Brief description of your motivation to become a mediation Advocate. This will help potential Mentors to find a suitable assistant.

Mediation Advocacy Experience* Describe your practical experience in mediation advocacy, if any, or state that you have not yet had any post-training experience as a mediation advocate.  Include a general description of any pro bono assignments as a mediation advocate.  (Take care to avoid disclosing any confidential information!)

Mentorship StatusIndicate whether you have had a mediation mentor.

Preferred Mediation Style* Give a brief description of your preferred mediation style, ie. Facilitative, evaluative, transformative, or a combination of styles.

Code of Conduct* Indicate if you adhere to a Code of Contact for Mediation Advocates and, if so, which one.

Professional Indemnity Insurance
Please insert the name of your Professional Liability Indemnity Insurance covering your professional activity (including as a mediation advocate), if any, and the maximum limit of that insurance.  If you do not have any Professional Indemnity Insurance that would cover you as a mediation advocate, indicate whether you would be willing to take such cover in the event of acting as a mediation advocate. 


Optional Fields

General Education Describe your general educational background. 

Professional Experience Give details of your professional work experience to date.

Professional Mediation Affiliations/Accreditations Indicate any mediation advocacy training accreditations or certifications that you have received.

ReferencesName at least two referees who would be willing to vouch for your character, professional background and willingness to gain experience.

Social Media Do you use social networking sites such as: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc? You can provide links to your profiles on these sites.

Publications If you have any publications, such as articles, please indicate the title and name of the publication with a link to it, if possible.