Violence Interrupter, CAMBA's Cure Violence Program

CAMBA's Cure Violence Program in Brownsville, Brooklyn​ works with 16 – 24 year old at risk youth who are or may have been involved in street violence, community residents, businesses and community-based organizations to implement Cure Violence: The Campaign to Stop the Shooting.  ​

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected to: (1) assist program by being a client liaison with community members in the target area, providing violence mediation services (2) assist program in attaining their goals by identifying and locating community resources for clients and by making referrals to appropriate services both within and outside CAMBA.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 

The minimum qualification for this position is high school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Equally at home conversing with gang members, community activists, law enforcement personnel, and public officials. 
  • Subject to a criminal background check and random drug testing.
  • No pending criminal cases or prior convictions for sexual assault, child abuse or domestic violence or history thereof.
  • Strong knowledge of the Brownsville community.
  • Familiarity with Brownsville 73rd Police Precinct community challenges of teens and young adults there; strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including morning, evening and weekends as needed.
  • Must have understanding of, sensitivity and commitment to working with families of youth that have experienced gun related trauma. 
  • Client Advocates should be prepared for various outdoor weather conditions during their regular workday.

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