Manager of Violence Prevention Programs

Full-Time 40 hours/Non-Exempt

The Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center (PCRC), a non-profit organization serving San Mateo

County, fosters collaborative engagement by bringing people together, facilitating conversation

and building these skills in our community. PCRC seeks an experienced professional in the field

of youth violence prevention to lead this dynamic and growing area of PCRC’s work.

Working under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Manager will design and implement

PCRC’s violence prevention services. PCRC’s approach to violence prevention is based on the

values and core competencies associated with conflict resolution, collaboration, facilitation and

community engagement. Our work is not crisis intervention or case management. We work

within neighborhoods, cultural groups, schools and other communities to support communitybased

efforts to prevent and reduce youth violence through training, leadership development and

collaboration. We facilitate relationship building between community members, law enforcement

and other key stakeholders.

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

Supervised by Executive Director

Manages Program Associate

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Design, oversee and implement strategies to meet PCRC’s goals and objectives related to

community-based violence prevention.

Provide direct service including planning, convening and facilitating

community/neighborhood meetings, leading training workshops, consulting and coaching

community members, law enforcement and other stakeholders.

Serve as content expert in areas of gang awareness, youth violence prevention, conflict

resolution and community engagement strategies.

Develop and document program models and evaluation strategies.

Develop and maintain strong relationships with current and potential community partners.

This includes building new relationships to expand the scope and reach of PCRC’s violence

prevention work.

Respond to requests for information and consultation on neighborhood/community issues

and attend relevant events as program representative.

Manage program income and expenses, meet requirements of program funders and write

proposals to obtain additional financial support.

Create program reports to meet internal and external needs.

Coordinate with other PCRC programs to ensure program integration.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

BA and 2-3 years experience working with gang and violence prevention efforts.

Experience with program design, monitoring and evaluation.

Proven ability to work successfully with youth and adults from diverse backgrounds.

Excellent communication skills, including a confident presence with large and small

audiences.

Familiarity with the principles of conflict resolution, mediation, facilitation and

collaborative problem solving.

Working knowledge of local government and San Mateo County community resources.

Ability to manage flexible work schedule, including some evening and weekend work.

Bilingual/bi-literate in Spanish/English preferred.

Ability to work independently and take initiative in a fast paced work environment.

Ability to work collaboratively with a vast and diverse group of partners including youth,

law enforcement, faith-based groups and city staff.

Proficient in basic computer use including managing data, reporting, Microsoft Office and

designing basic outreach materials.

Ability to plan, initiate, and execute program activities in a timely manner.

Ability to remain neutral and professional in emotionally charged situations.

Willingness to promote the integrity and neutrality of PCRC.

Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and appropriate auto insurance.

Completion of background check and finger printing.

 

Compensation:

$52,000-$55,500/Annually

This is a non-exempt position and will be paid salary plus benefits

Position will be open until filled. Preferred start date:June 15th, 2012

 

Please email or fax your Cover Letter and Resume by Friday, May 11that 5:00 PM to:

 

Russell Brunson

Director of Operations and Finance

Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center

1660 S. Amphlett Blvd, Suite 219

San Mateo, CA 94402

(650) 513-0330

rbrunson@pcrcweb.org

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