Listing

AmeriCorps Urban Safety Program - Community Organizer

Actively Recruiting

Openings

100 currently recruiting

Service Dates

October 31, 2018 - October 31, 2019

Application Window

October 31, 2018 - October 31, 2019

Location

  • Detroit, MI

Contact Information

AmeriCorps Urban-Safety Detroit
(313) 577-2208
americorps@wayne.edu

Hosted By

Position Details

View the Position

Community Organizer

View Position

Listing Details

Description

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.

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. Read More

Living Allowance

$1044 - $1044 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English, Arabic, Spanish

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Public Safety

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Higher Education Institution

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

AmeriCorps Urban-Safety Detroit
(313) 577-2208
americorps@wayne.edu

Hosted By

Position Details

View the Position

Community Organizer

View Position