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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

106

individuals from 11 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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P&ID Drafter/Designer

Salary
Depends on Experience
Duties

Responsible for generating new and or incorporating engineering marks onto existing P&IDs using SmartPlant and Auto-Cad inclusive of a quality check prior to returning to engineering team. Accept work assignments from project leads, estimate time required to complete assignment, back-check the work and work toward improving efficiency.

Experience required

At least 1 to 3 years of related experience in the development of new and updates of the various types of P&IDs using the latest version of AutoCad.

Education required
No Minimum Education Requirement

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Job #515937

Rep, Phlebotomy Services II

Salary
$20,000.00 to $50,000.00
Duties

Phlebotomy Services Representative II, under the direction of the area supervisor ensures that the daily activities of the Patient Service Center (PSC)/Mobile/In-office Phlebotomy (IOP) are completed accurately and on time. Maintain a safe and professional environment for patients, clients, and employees, perform with confidence both the forensic and clinical specimen collection and processing duties following established practices and procedures. 

Experience required

Special Requirements: 1 Excellent phlebotomy skills to include pediatric and geriatric venipuncture, capillary collections. 2 Must be flexible and available based on staffing requirements; weekends, holidays and overtime. May be required to work occasional on-call duties weekends, evenings and early AM. 3 Must have reliable transportation, valid driver license and driving record that meets Quest Diagnostics driver safety guidelines, if applicable.

Education required
High School Diploma or Equivalent

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Job #517231

Inventory Associate and Driver

Salary
Depends on Experience
Duties

We have an immediate need for Inventory Associates who like to work varied hours and count inventory as a team! Voluntary van transportation is offered for our "out of town" inventories. 

Experience required

Possess a driving record free of any at fault accidents or driving violations within the past 24 months. Must be at least 25 years old. Must have at least 5 years of current uninterrupted licensed driving experience

Education required
No Minimum Education Requirement

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Job #516294