The deadline for the position of Men’s Empowerment Coordinator at S.O.S. has been extended to January 13th, 2012.

The Center/S.O.S. Crown Heights seeks a Men’s Empowerment Coordinator to help create better access to traditional victim service agencies and develop on-site victim programming for young men of color who are experiencing community violence (“hidden victims”). The role of the Coordinator will be to deliver services to young men of color who have experienced violent trauma. By combining supportive services with awareness-raising among existing victim service providers about the needs of this population, the Coordinator will be able to improve the response to these unrecognized victims. The Coordinator will also assist the S.O.S. Crown Heights program in creating best practices and a national model for violence interrupter projects and victim service providers working with these “hidden victims.”

The Men’s Empowerment Coordinator will work on-site at the Crown Heights Mediation Center. Every effort will be made to hire a Coordinator who is familiar with the needs of the young men involved in the community. Professional or personal experience with the criminal justice system is preferred.

Email you cover letter and resume to: enter “Men’s Empowerment Coordinator” in the subject line of your email.

See the complete job description and instructions to apply here.