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The NOLA FOR LIFE Mentoring Initiative partners with mentoring organizations to positively impact the lives of young men in New Orleans. This initiative, as a component of Invest in Prevention, allows us to work with other mentoring organizations to change the lives of young men in New Orleans.

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The Strategy

Launched in May 2012, NOLA FOR LIFE is Mayor Landrieu’s cutting edge murder reduction strategy for the City of New Orleans. It’s smart, holistic and it hits the streets.

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On December 8-9, 2014, over 300 participants came together for the NOLA FOR LIFE Symposium- a two- day dialogue designed to explore the broader issues contributing to the homicide rate in New Orleans. Leaders from neighborhood organizations, social service agencies, the local business community, philanthropic, education and faith-based institutions joined local and national experts to take on the hard-hitting issues that contribute to violence in our community. Read about the solutions here.

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Assistance is available for:

  • Education
  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Mental Health Services
  • Substance Abuse
  • Reentry
  • Domestic Violence
  • and others

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Thanks to the Greater New Orleans Foundation, the NOLA FOR LIFE Fund is now ready to receive your donations.

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By the Numbers


individuals from 10 gangs have been indicted as part of a coordinated multi-jurisdictional effort to focus on group and gang activity. 


young people between the ages of 16-30 competed for over 300 available jobs and participated in on-site job readiness boots camps.

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Physician Account Executive

$40,000.00 - $60,000.00/Year

Drive sales through pre-call planning, post- call analysis and consistent follow-up.  Target and secure new business.  Provide overall support and expertise to new & existing accounts.  Increase discretionary business through insurance access.  Partner with and notify Physician Account Manager on complex issues or when face-to-face or extensive service is required.  Provide immediate support for less complex issues.  Leverage all tools and resources (including data, sales portal, target lists; Marketing Department, Laboratory resources, and regional or national resources as needed).  Maintain a breadth of knowledge of all connectivity products (i.e., Care 360, e-orders, e-prescribe, etc.).  Prepare and present proposals and bids.  Ensure compliance with company polices and government regulations.  Complete all administrative tasks thoroughly and promptly.

Experience required

Five years of experience in sales or with account ownership

Education required
Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or Life Sciences

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Job #513356

Bus Attendant (PT)

Employer Will Discuss

Must be able to speak and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace. Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written. Must possess basic computational ability. Physical Demands
Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10°F) and kitchens (+110°F), possibly for one hour or more.

Experience required

No prior experience required. Public contact experience desired. Licenses or Certificates Not applicable. 

Education required
High school or equivalent education required.

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Job #515097

Marine Structural Designer

$25,000.00 - $45,000.00/Year

Use AutoCAD in the production of construction documents.  Represent company at project related meetings during all phases of design and construction.  Perform detailed engineering calculations utilizing building codes, engineering software, spreadsheets, etc.  Coordinate and integrate work of sub consultants into construction documents on multi-disciplined projects.  Creatively develop multiple solutions to problems encountered during all phases of design and construction.  Serve as a protégé under more experienced engineers.  Author well written and will organized technical reports and letters.  Conduct engineering design studies, analyze requirements, select standard engineering or construction techniques, procedures and specifications and designate material requirements.  Develop basic technical, design or planning data.
Make preliminary layouts and sketches and present technical, design and planning proposals including test requirements and specification definitions.

Experience required

Experience in the design of industrial or marine structural components and systems. Preparation of construction cost estimates.  Preparation of engineering cost estimates.

Education required
Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture/Marine Engineering

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Job #513189