AmeriCorps Urban Safety Program is seeking to fill Full-Time and Part-Time community organizer positions. AmUS is working to implement initiatives to increase public safety and decrease victimization in targeted neighborhoods throughout the City of Detroit. These initiatives are designed to; improve levels of neighborhood guardianship, reduce victim attractiveness and susceptibility, use technology for crime mapping and analysis, as well as increase neighborhood communication on matters of public safety. Community organizers work with neighborhood residents to create block clubs, start citizen patrols, board up vacant properties, clear safe pathways for students who walk to school, implement crime prevention strategies and more. Members also network and build coalitions with community organizations including; community development corporations, schools, church groups, and police precincts.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
High School Graduate
English, Arabic, Spanish
Subject to criminal background check