S.O.S. is seeking a Case Manager for a new initiative, “Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets.” The Case Manager will maintain a caseload of approximately 30-40 young people within an intensive community-based project serving youth who live or go to school in Crown Heights. Targeted youth will have been affected by gun violence and want to work to stop the spread of gun violence. The Case Manager will work in conjunction with the Program Coordinator to ensure that a strengths-based, holistic, youth oriented perspective is utilized in the development and implementation of the program.

Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets is a new youth development and community organizing program that will annually provide life skills to 25 young people, ages 14-17, who are disproportionately affected by violence in Crown Heights. Participants will receive leadership development training through an after-school program, paired with case management services and service learning opportunities. Summer jobs will also be
provided for participants.

To Apply: Please fax to 718-774-5349 or email your resume and cover letter in Word to crownheightsjobs@gmail.com.  Include the job title, “Case Manager,” in the subject line.  No phone calls please.  
Deadline to apply:  February 21, 2011

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