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Lead Ambassador Safe Streets

Company: Associated Catholic Charities
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Catholic Charities, the largest private non-profit provider of human services in Maryland, has a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment of 2,000 employees. We serve children and families, people living in poverty, individuals with intellectual disabilities, the immigrant community, and seniors. Year after year named as a Baltimore Top Workplace, we offer great benefits, generous paid time off, and provide career opportunities where you can make meaningful differences in the lives of others as we fulfill our mission to love, serve, teach and work for justice.

Educate the community about the Safe Streets Program and the many resources the program provides, which will ultimately help to change the thinking and behavioral norms of the community residents, as well as high risk and key individuals. The Safe Streets Ambassador will help expand the Safe Streets Program and build better rapport with the communities by educating them of the Program's presence, mission, and goal to help reduce shootings, homicides, and change the behavioral norms.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify and detect potential shootings events, individuals and groups at high risk of a shooting or killing
  • Formulate a plan of action to spread the Safe Streets message and public education information into the target/surrounding communities
  • Meet and build rapport with the community residents, high risk and key individuals daily
  • Inform and train individuals and groups on specific strategies to bring about behavioral change
  • Keep daily log documenting all efforts and work done on daily basis
  • Attend daily briefings and debriefings
  • Create materials and plan events to increase awareness of the program in the community
  • Safe Streets Ambassadors are expected to attend weekly supervisions.
  • Provide supervision to Safe Streets Ambassador
  • Maintains the schedule of the Ambassador program
  • Creates relationships across all Safe Streets sites
  • Creates any Ambassador program related responses
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED

REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
  • Excellent knowledge of case management and crisis intervention services.
  • Service-oriented and able to resolve customer/client concerns and grievances
  • Ability to work with minimal direction or supervision.
  • Ability to utilize, or willingness to learn computer systems and software, necessary to perform position functions (basic computer, web browsing, online training, and email usage skills)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Hearing and vision abilities within normal range (corrected) to drive safely and to observe and communicate with members of the community
  • If driving on Agency business, must be at least 21 years of age and have valid driver's license issued by the state of residence, with no more than 3 points

We offer a wide range of benefits to meet the ever-changing needs of our employees including but not limited to:

  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Vacation/sick/holiday pay
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with a discretionary employer contribution

Join Catholic Charities of Baltimore where you will be an important member of a trauma-informed care organization that promotes a culture of safety, empowerment, healing and self-care, and that believes that every person has infinite worth and promise.

Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer

Keywords: Associated Catholic Charities, Baltimore , Lead Ambassador Safe Streets, Other , Baltimore, Maryland

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