Violence Prevention Coordinator- Sandtown

Associated Catholic Charities Baltimore , MD 21203

Posted 2 months ago

Catholic Charities is a non-profit organization with a diverse workforce of over 2000 employees of all faiths, ages and ethnicities who help to improve the lives of those we serve. We are the largest private provider of human services in Maryland operating over 80 programs throughout Maryland, serving children and families, people living in poverty, individuals with intellectual disabilities, immigrants, and seniors. Here, you can build a career where you make meaningful differences in the lives of others as we fulfill our mission to love, serve, teach and work for justice.

The BCHD Office of Youth Violence Prevention is working with community residents and businesses and community-based

organizations to implement Safe Streets: The Campaign to Stop the Shooting. Operation Safe Streets is a coordinated strategy

to address shootings in Baltimore. A skilled Violence Prevention Coordinators is a key ingredient to the success of this

initiative.

  • 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 BCHD 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 BCHD.

  • 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 providers.

  • 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 BCHD 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.


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Violence Prevention Coordinator- Sandtown

Associated Catholic Charities