Monday, January 3, 2011

Position Available: Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets Program Director

Save Our Streets (S.O.S) Crown Heights, the new anti-gun violence program out of the Mediation Center,  is seeking a Program Coordinator for a new initiative, “Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets.” The Program Coordinator will oversee an intensive community-based project serving young people who live or go to school in Crown Heights and have been affected by gun violence and want to work to stop the spread of gun violence. The Program Coordinator will plan, lead, and maintain all aspects of the program ensuring that a strength-based, holistic, youth oriented perspective is utilized.

Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets is a new youth development and community organizing program that will annually provide life skills to 25 young people, ages 14-17, who are disproportionately affected by violence in Crown Heights. Participants will receive leadership development training, case management services, and service learning opportunities while engaging in grassroots anti-violence efforts. Summer jobs will be provided for participants.

To Apply: Please fax to 718-774-5349 or email your resume and cover letter in Word to crownheightsjobs@gmail.com. Include the job title, “Program Coordinator,” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
Deadline to Apply: January 15, 2011
Click HERE for the full job description.