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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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NOLA FOR LIFE Symposium

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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By the Numbers

100

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

1,000

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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Shift Supervisor

Salary
Employer Will Discuss
Duties

Provide superior customer service by assisting customers with their shopping needs, handling all customer transactions in a timely and courteous manner, and responding to customer complaints/concerns with a sense of urgency to see to their resolution.  Attend to merchandising of plan-o-grams within seasonal departments, end caps, displays and basic inline departments as directed by the Store Manager and/or the Assistant Store Manager.  Control inventory by performing proper receiving and stocking including accurate cycle counting, processing merchandise transfers according to procedures, and reporting inventory problems to the Store Manager and/or Assistant Store Manager.  Accountable for store cash and other financial assets, reconciling cash register drawers, preparing deposits, and ordering changes from the bank as directed by the Store Manager and/or the Assistant Store Manager.  Assist with the general maintenance and appearance of the store by ensuring a safe and pleasing environment for both customers and associates;   Respond to any unexpected emergencies to ensure the protection of company assets. Oversee that store inventory is regularly inspected in accordance with the Product Freshness Review Schedule as directed by the Store Manager and/or the Assistant Store Manager.  Ensure that all outdated product and product with less than 30 days until expiration is removed from the sales floor to be processed through the established returns process.   Manage tasks and supervise store associates in those limited circumstances when the Store Manager and/or Assistant Store Manager is unavailable. 

Experience required

1 year of experience in retail, food service, restaurant or customer service industry, preferably at a supervisor level.

Education required
Associate’s Degree

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Job #512851

Reserve Component Coordinator

Salary
Employer Will Discuss
Duties

Provide subject matter expertise with the Reserve Component and National Guard employment and employer assistance programs. Work in close coordination and cooperation with National Guard and Reserve leadership and partner with national, state, and local employment assistance organizations. Provide overall program support, including preparing and conducting briefings, data collection, collation, analysis, tracking, and reporting, conduct surveys, analyze results, and perform event coordination and management and collaborative outreach communications.

Experience required

2 Years

Education required
High School Diploma or Equivalent

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Job #513071

Hospital Sales & Marketing Professional/Clinical Liaison

Salary
$25,000.00 - $45,000.00/Year
Duties

Initiate one on one dialog with potential referral sources and maintain positive relationships with current referral sources.  Design, develop and drive cutting edge sales strategies designed to increase patient/resident admissions. 

Experience required

Two years of former marketing/sales experience.

Education required
Associates degree with clinical license or Bachelor's degree without clinical license

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Job #511497