Father Factor Inc
Program Manager Job Description
Job Position/Title: Cure Violence Program Manager
Reports To: Director of Operations
Cure Violence is a strategic evidence-based public health approach to reduce and prevent shootings and killings in Wards 4-8 and other communities in Washington, DC with a high burden of homicide. The Cure Violence Program Manager is responsible for overall management of the Cure Violence program and Cure Violence team, and facilitates implementation of the program with fidelity to the Cure Violence model. The Program Manager is also responsible for community mobilization efforts around the issue of violence in order to help facilitate community norm change.
- Using community organizing techniques (see Community Organizing and Community
Building for Health, Meredith Minkler, 2005) as presented in the Cure Violence UIC training to mobilize the community to engage in activities that will help change the thinking and norms, so that shooting and killing is no longer an acceptable behavior and to create alternatives for those currently at highest risk for shooting someone or being shot.
- Plans and implements responses to shootings with community residents and other local partners within seventy-two (72 hours) of notification of a shooting
- Organizes and executes a minimum of 2-12 community activities during contract period
(does not include Cure Violence Week); Organizes and executes a minimum of 2-3 community activities during Cure Violence Week.
- Manages and tracks Cure Violence public education materials in the target area.
Additionally, Cure Violence Program Managers must:
1. Participate in administrative/management meetings for Cure Violence, and act as a communication liaison for the other staff members regarding the proceedings of these administrative meetings
2. Regular, timely completion of Cure Violence documentation and reports
- Participates in evaluation activities of the community-based violence prevention program and organizes and participates in a review of program progress.
- Participates in regular meetings with Cure Violence staff to:
1. Review and assess progress to programmatic goals as stated in the Scope of Work
2. Assess relevance and adequacy of the violence prevention plan as it is developed;
3. Refocus the violence prevention plan as needed based on these meetings; and
4. Determine other priority needs and goals.
- Attends monthly scheduled Community Partners meetings and contributes to the success of the meeting by submitting potential agenda topics, actively engaging in these meetings and interacting with representatives from other agencies that do similar work in Washington, DC.
- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
- Proven management experience
- Proven community organizing abilities
- Proven ability to document programmatic activities and assist others in doing so
- Experience and/or training in crisis intervention and staff supervision
- Valid DC driver’s license, insurance, and good driving record
- No pending criminal cases or prior convictions for domestic violence (within 10 years) or prior convictions for sexual assault or child abuse.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: Up to $61,800.00 per year
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- 8 hour shift
- Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Washington, DC 20002: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
- Driver’s License (Preferred)
Work Location: One location
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