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Community Liaison II, CAMBA’s Cure Violence Program

​CAMBA's Cure Violence Program works with 16 – 24 year old at risk youths who are or may have potentially been involved in street violence, community residents, businesses and community-based organizations to implement Cure Violence: The Campaign to Stop the Shooting.  Cure Violence is a public health strategy to reduce and prevent shootings and killings.  This program will focus on a defined area identified as a "hot spot" in Brownsville, Brooklyn for shooting violence within the 73rd Precinct. The program works to prevent gun violence by: 1) mediating conflicts that may end in gun violence, 2) changing the thinking of individuals who are most at risk of being victims or perpetrators of violence, and 3) working closely with a broad coalition of local partners to promote a visible community-wide message that shooting is unacceptable behavior.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to interact with clients, their families, and the community-at-large to promote the mission, vision and core services of the Cure Violence program.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High school diploma or G.E.D. and six years of applicable experience or Bachelor's degree and two years of equivalent experience.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent communication, planning, organizational and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Experience working in community centered activities or community work. ​

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