• Sue Gibbs

Three Cities Program Project Manager Opportunity

Salary range: $45,000-55,000 per year, grand funded position

Location: 265 Oxford Street, Providence, RI

Title: Project Manager Application Deadline: April 30, 2022

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Start Date: ASAP


Background Information


The Nonviolence Institute seeks to teach by word and example the principles and practices of nonviolence and to foster a community that addresses potentially violent situations with nonviolent solutions. NVI has helped to significantly lower violence in the City of Providence and other cities in the state through the offering of quality comprehensive services. MLK’s theory of nonviolence is the foundation for all Nonviolence Institute programs and services.


Position Description


The Three-Cities Nonviolence Program brings together key stakeholders from across Providence, Pawtucket, and Central Falls to develop more effective identification and referral processes for at-risk youth. They work to expand existing effective programs and explore others to ensure youth have easy access to a comprehensive network of services.


Responsibilities:

  • Review crime data and gather resources to focus on neighborhoods most in need

  • Build partnerships with community organizations, police departments, school departments

  • Collaborate with the NVI intervention services teams to develop more effective referral processes

  • Convene a Project Engagement Group (PEG) in each of the three cities comprised of community and city stakeholders

  • Organize a Three-Cities Nonviolence Summit for interested parties to meet and learn

  • Lead the groups in drafting and editing written material including, but not limited to, background memos, fact-sheets

  • Reports to Executive Director


Qualifications:

  • An understanding of the structural and sociological factors driving youth into the justice system

  • Experience collaborating with referral partners, service providers, and public agencies

  • Ability to establish strong working relationships and teams with individuals, community partners, state and city leaders

  • Willingness to address the needs of youth and families throughout implementation

  • Understanding data analysis necessary for programmatic impact evaluation

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office & Google Suite products

  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • A national and state background check is required

  • A valid driver’s license and daily access to a registered and insured vehicle


NVI IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Interested candidates send cover letter and resume to Sue Gibbs, Director of Administration, sue@nonviolenceinstitute.org