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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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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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Police Technician

Salary
$18,932.00
Duties

Responsible specialized work in providing clerical and administrative support within the Police Department; and related work as required. Assignments in this class may include computerized police report writing; the receipt, cataloging, storage and routing of evidence and property; general administrative and clerical duties in a police setting; and duties relating to the maintenance of computerized files on wanted persons and stolen property. Some assignments may require shift work.

Experience required

1 year of full-time paid clerical, administrative, computer, public contact, or law enforcement experience.

Education required
High School Diploma or Equivalent

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Job #511499

Audio Video Technician

Salary
$12.00/Hour
Duties

Setup, operation, breakdown, inventory and maintenance sound, lighting, and video equipment.  Understands and responds to guests and client's needs.  Communicates in a friendly, respectful and understandable manner.  Demonstrated communication, organization, and customer service skills.

Experience required

1 Year

Education required
No Minimum Education Requirement

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Job #511484

CDL Yard Mule Operator

Salary
$15.00 - $20.00/Hour
Duties

Move, shuttle and jockey 20' and 40' containers from yard to yard - place containers in loading bays/warehouse doors for loading.  Manually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other general labor. Includes all manual laborers not elsewhere classified.

Experience required

1 Year

Education required
High School Diploma or Equivalent

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Job #513542