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Program Director - Violence Prevention Consortium

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BLACK - Building Leadership And Community Knowledge

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The Program Director is responsible for researching, planning, developing and implementing the organization’s violence prevention programs.

  • Train and be a motivating mentor to staff. - Lead large group discussions to answer questions and remedy complaints.
  • Create and nurture effective communication within the organization. - Build a strong team through open communication and by collaborating on decision-making responsibilities. - Initiate and set goals for programs based on the organization's strategic objectives. - Plan programs from start to finish, including identifying processes, deadlines and milestones. - Develop and approve operations and budgets. - Maintain excellent record-keeping in the form of participant files, reports, documented coursework, student attendance, etc. - Devise and implement violence prevention initiatives and programs - plan agenda for community meetings - recruit and train staff for street engagement teams - schedule tours and communities for street engagement team - network with various communities to develop violence prevention strategies - engage local law enforcement agencies as community partners - other duties as defined by Executive Director, Director of Operations or Chairman of the Board.

Program Director has a variety of skills and qualifications that allow them to manage their responsibilities effectively, which can include:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Strategic mindset
  • Ability to multitask
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated interest, familiarity or direct work experience with the residents of the community.
  • Able to communicate with a culturally diverse group.
  • Excellent, verifiable work and/or scholastic history with related references.
  • Must pass Child Abuse and Neglect Tracking System inquiry.

Bachelor’s Degree or extensive training or workplace experience directly related to violence prevention programs and services.

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About BLACK - Building Leadership And Community Knowledge

Location:

Human Resources Development & Training, Chicago, IL 60649, US

Mission Statement

Building Leadership And Community Knowledge (BLACK)

Description

Building Leadership And Community Knowledge (BLACK) is for African American civic and community leaders who share the common goal of improving the quality of life among African Americans. Our work at the grassroots level is to educate and engage communities and to provide neighborhood-based services and solutions addressing community problems.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Program Management
  • Group Facilitation
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • 7-10 hours per week
  • Orientation and Training

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