Safe Streets is a dynamic program with a focus on ÷ at-risk neighborhoods in Baltimore to help deter violence with the help of community organization and public education. We have been tremendously successful at using various methods such as mediation, outreach and education to strengthen communities and restore safety in the streets. At this time we are looking for several strong individuals who are ready and eager to jump in and make a difference in the community.
The Violence Prevention Coordinator is responsible to organize and leading a group that is representative of the community to develop violence prevention plan to reduce shootings and killings in the community. Responsible for building relationships with local service providers and attending various community meetings. The Director manages the review of program progress, facilitates implementation of strategies identified in the plan with an emphasis on maximum engagement of community residents and existing community services. Participates in regular meetings with Baltimore BCHD staff and plans and implements responses to shootings with community residents and other local partners. Plans and oversees the conduct of a range of activities celebrating Safe Streets week.
The ideal candidate for the Site Coordinator will have a BS/BA in Human Service field (i.e., Sociology, Social Work, etc.) or equivalent experience. Excellent communication skills, proven ability to document program details, Experience and/or training in crisis intervention and staff supervision, valid Maryland driver’s license, insurance, and good driving record.
Please apply here or via email to Michelle Valdez at firstname.lastname@example.org