OPEN: Friday, July 14, 2017
CLOSE: Opened until filled
This position is located in the Executive Office of the Mayor, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice and reports to the Deputy Mayor. The Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (ONSE) is responsible for the coordination of violence prevention strategy and programs in the District of Columbia with a focus on utilizing public health approaches to respond to and prevent violence. The Office seeks to reduce violence by identifying, recruiting, and engaging individuals determined to be at high risk of participating in, or being a victim of, violent crime into positive behavioral reinforcement activities. The Office collaborates with other District government agencies and nonprofit organizations to provide immediate wraparound services to victims and families affected by violent crime. The Office also coordinates with District agencies and community-based organizations to develop violence prevention programs for individuals residing in priority neighborhoods or who are most at risk of participating in, or being a victim of, violent crime, including through the use of financial incentives for participation. Finally, the Office will develop positive relationships with youth and young adults using recreational and other positive behavioral reinforcement activities.
This position functions as Executive Director of the Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, promotion, direction, and implementation of the management and administration of the Office.
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