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Violence Prevention Coordinator

Requisition R105716 Market Baltimore, Maryland Department State Street Grant - Co. 1901 Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-time

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Primary Function-

Violence Prevention Coordinators are a key component in Safe Streets site programming, developing community partnerships, and connecting high risk individuals with needed resources.

Employment Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Human Service field (i.e., Sociology, Social Work, etc.) or equivalent experience
  • Excellent communication and writing 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

Essential Job Functions

  • Convene and lead a group that is representative of the community to develop violence prevention plan to reduce shootings and killings in their community.
  • Ensure that the planning committee:
    • Includes the following in their violence prevention plan: an assessment of the nature and extent of shootings and killings in the Safe Streets community using date and other community input;
    • Utilizes the “framework for violence prevention: provided by the ONSE to prioritize strategies and identify outcomes;
    • Produces a written violence prevention plan tailored to specific needs of Safe Streets communities that specifies short and long-term goals that are consistent with the goals of the Safe Streets ONSE.
  • Documentation of meetings, including minutes of planning committee sessions, and correspondence to area residents and community partners, etc.
  • Facilitate implementation of the strategies identified in the plan with an emphasis on maximum engagement of community residents and existing community services.
  • Develop relationships with local service vendors
  • Participate in evaluation activities of the community-based violence prevention program and organize and participate in a review of program progress,
  • Participate in regular meetings with Baltimore ONSE staff to 1) review and assess progress of the program; 2) assess relevance and adequacy of the plan as it is developed; 3) refocus the plan as needed based on these meetings; and 4) determine other priority needs and goals.
  • Attend Intercommunity Forum (ICF) meetings and contribute to the success of the forum by contributing to the agenda, participating at meetings and by interacting with representatives from other agencies that do similar work in the city.
  • Plan and implement responses to shootings with community residents and other local partners.
  • Publicize Safe Streets educational messages throughout the year including supervision of canvassers if they work with the ONSE.
  • Plan and oversee the conduct of a range of activities celebrating Safe Streets week.
  • Other duties as assigned

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days/Afternoons

Department:

State Street Grant - Co. 1901

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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