Ambassador Counsel District 1 Project

Full-time 6 views
Company Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles Location Los Angeles, CA, United States

Public Interest

Attorney

Min 1 yrs required

Full-time

Jun 06, 2022

Sep 19, 2022

Mar 25, 2022

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Ambassador Counsel District 1 Project
Duties: Work with Case Managers, delivering Transitional Client Services. Serves and engages gang-involved youth or young adults, ages 14 to 25 years in a Zone. Maintain a minimum of 5 TCS clients updated and active. Conducts field work with clients to ensure a connection with WorkSource, YouthSource, and FamilySource services. Follow all phases of case management, applying Social Embeddedness Tool (SET), data entry into Entry to Outcomes (ETO) on client activities and progress. Submit at least 5 entries per workday as well as makes sure all incidents are submitted, up to date with follow-ups; Meet weekly to discuss participant’s efforts and goals. Runs report every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month, auditing ALL TCS participant case load; making sure all participants are with individual and family contact every 15 days as well as reaching goals. Support of families affected by violence. Meal giveaway, delivery and preparations. Participate in peace marches. Provide pastoral and spiritual support to victims, families, and community. Host prayer vigils where incidents happen. Meet monthly with staff and all CD1 Zone Ambassadors to network. Coordinate outreach to homeless encampments with gang-involved homeless. Participate in planning, meetings, and work at Summer Night Lights (SNL) and Fall Friday Nights (FFN) sites. Strategically plan and work with the community to decrease and eliminate gang activity and violence. Plans strategies to engage local gangs/crews proactively maintain peace via safe passages, and activities. Work with Law enforcement to create peace in the community. Transport clients as needed. Assists with safe passages for youth and families within the community. Maintain triangle of a protocol with LAPD, and Program Office. Participate in 24/7 incident response coverage in the assigned zone.



Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Should have 1 year of experience working with At-risk families/individuals or gang population. Proven ability to interact positively with diverse groups of client populations with varying education and economic backgrounds, particularly gang-affiliated individuals. Preferred Qualifications: LAVITA (Los Angeles Violence Intervention Training Academy) certification. Trained on the Efforts to Outcome (ETO) Database. Basic Microsoft operating system navigation, outlook, word, excel, power-point. Bilingual (Spanish preferred).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles
3600 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90010

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