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Want to be a mentor?

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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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

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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Field Mechanic

Salary
$20,000.00 - $50,000.00/Year
Duties

Looking for a full-time field mechanic to support multiple levee construction projects near Houma, Louisiana (60 miles southwest of New Orleans).

Experience required

4 Years

Education required
1 Year of College or a Technical or Vocational School

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Job #495731

OS – Valet

Salary
$20,000.00 - $50,000.00/Year
Duties

Provide valet parking and front door guest services for residents, visitors, and guests. Proactively approach, greet and acknowledge all customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick responsive customer service.

Experience required

None Required

Education required
No Minimum Education Requirement

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Job #511572

Security Officer

Salary
$20,000.00 - $50,000.00/Year
Duties

Protects client property from theft or damage, or persons from hazards or interference. Makes periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect property. Preserves order and may enforce client rules or regulations pertaining to violations of local ordinance, State or Federal law. Primarily performs non-exempt duties in a service capacity; may be assigned a service grade or rank in a chain of command in conformance with contract requirements or to facilitate the delivery of service according to business necessity.

Experience required

1 Year

Education required
High School Diploma or Equivalent

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Job #512891