POSITION SUMMARY:
The Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Program Coordinator supports safety and community development efforts in the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood. The Program Coordinator will provide support in the collaborative efforts to improve safety and quality of life in the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, acting a liaison between residents, community-based organizations and police/prosecutors.  The overarching goal for the position is to integrate the resources of people and institutions which influence crime and perceptions in the neighborhood to uncover more strategic and effective remedies for safety problems.

This is a full time position.  Persons applying for this position must be available to work evening and weekend hours. The Program Coordinator will directly report to the Director of Community Affairs.

 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
·   Lead collaborative efforts to improve safety and quality of life in the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, acting a liaison between residents, community-based organizations and police/prosecutors.
·   Coordinate the efforts of residents, community organizations, city officials and law enforcement to address safety and crime issues, such as by creating/staffing a multiagency safety committee or task force.
• Oversee the development and implementation of safety workplans, including collaborative efforts to identify priority crime problems and implement specific interventions by key police/community stakeholders.
• Mobilize residents and businesses to participate in safety activities through community organizing and other efforts to build more active communication lines between police, prosecutors and neighborhood stakeholders.
• Cultivate and steward an institutional relationship between Buffalo Promise Neighborhood and the police department to encourage strategic resource-sharing and creative collaboration.
• Serve as liaison between residents, police, businesses, churches, service agencies, etc. as needed.
• Advocate for the community and police on public safety and resource issues.
• Coordinate safety events and activities planned and sponsored by Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, such as National Night Out and community clean-ups.
• Create and distribute crime prevention and safety education information.
• Document and publicize neighborhood safety achievements to build confidence and buy-in among program partners.
• Represent Buffalo Promise Neighborhood and safety partners at appropriate meetings, presentations, and public events.
• Compile and maintain a calendar of events, database of participants, and administrative records and reports for Buffalo Promise Neighborhood.
• Develop and oversee an outcome assessment plan, including coordinating data collection and analysis for funders and evaluators.
·   Coordinate with technical assistance providers as appropriate, to tap into national knowledge-sharing resources and communicate best practices.

Interested applicants may click here to submit a resume and cover letter.