Injury & Violence Prevention Program Coordinator
Community Violence Prevention Coordinator
|Requesting Department||HEALTH-Community Health|
|Open Date||9/19/2022 2:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||10/3/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Aisha Hendree|
Under the direction of the Violence Prevention Manager, the Community Violence Prevention Coordinator advances the Office of Violence Prevention’s mission to prevent and reduce violence through partnerships that strengthen youth, families, and neighborhoods.
- Track and report on partnership engagement and the impact of youth violence prevention activities in Milwaukee.
- Participate in the planning and implementation of activities and engage youth for participation in the planning process.
- Provide, review, and evaluate youth development and violence prevention programming in communities across the United States and the world, including evaluation of best practices.
- Plan and facilitate meetings and events with system and community partners.
- Develop innovative approaches for implementing violence prevention efforts in Milwaukee.
- Communicate progress of the Blueprint fo
- Assist in developing the youth violence prevention policy agenda by preparing background and talking points for City leaders regarding youth development and violence prevention.
- Provide regular updates to the Mayor, Common Council, and other key interest parties through community presentations and events and social or broadcast media.
- Represent the City of Milwaukee and MHD in meetings with community partners.
- Respond to constituent requests pertaining to youth development and violence prevention resources.
- Coordinate with internal city partners to align efforts and build capacity to improve opportunity and reduce risk for youth.
- Educate youth serving agency leaders on the Blueprint for Peace and provide support for aligning activities and services with the strategies in the Blueprint.
- Participate in community health fairs.
- Facilitate workshops and training for youth, adults, and other community members on various topics relevant to youth development and violence prevention.
Conditions of Employment
- Position requires working variable hours as dictated by departmental needs, including occasional evenings and weekends.
- Position requires travel to various sites throughout the City of Milwaukee.
- The Community Violence Prevention Coordinator is required to file a statement of economic interests in accordance with the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances Chapter 303-Code of Ethics.
- Bachelor’s degree in human service field such as public health, social work, education, health education, or a related field from an accredited college or university.
- Two year of experience coordinating or providing administrative support to youth or community programs.
- Valid driver’s license and access to a properly insured vehicle at time of appointment and throughout employment; mileage reimbursement is provided pursuant to Section 350-183 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances.
- Ability to provide interpretation for clients who speak Spanish, Hmong, or another language.
- Knowledge of best practices related to social media messaging.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics
- Knowledge of services and resources related to youth and teen mentorship, social development, and violence prevention.
- Ability to create and build upon relationships with other violence prevention organization.
- Knowledge of public safety and violence prevention strategies and techniques.
- Knowledge of public health approaches to violence prevention.
- Knowledge of and ability to effectively use social media messaging.
- Knowledge of grant funding through public and private sources.
- Skill in reading and interpreting technical documents such as policies, procedures, ordinances, statutes, and administrative rules.
- Ability to use spreadsheet, database, project management, and word processing software to develop reports, business correspondence, and summary data.
- Ability to gather and interpret data and respond to data requests.
- Written communication skills to be able to create error-free reports and business correspondence.
- Ability to effectively communicate with various audiences (i.e., the public, news media, residents, community partners, co‑workers, and elected officials).
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, elected officials, representatives of City departments, community organizations and other stakeholders in public health.
- Ability to work in a collaborative environment with diverse groups of people and at all levels of the organization. · Ability to work independently and as a member of highly supportive team.
- Ability to be diplomatic and to operate with tact and professionalism.
- Ability to exhibit an exemplary level of cultural competence.
- Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with coworkers and customers whose backgrounds may differ from one’s own.
- Ability to work with diverse cultural and ethnic groups.
- Ability to solve complex problems and make sound decisions.
- Honesty, integrity, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Ability to plan, organize, and accomplish work.
- Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and manage time to meet deadlines.
- Applications should be submitted no later than the deadline listed above.
- If you would like assistance completing an application, please contact the Department of Employee Relations at (414) 286-3751 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Department of Employee Relations is located at City Hall, 200 E. Wells St, Room 706, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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