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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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Stewarding Supervisor

Salary
$11.00 - $13.00/Hr
Duties

Coordinates activities of stewarding and employees to ensure that the stewarding area and culinary areas are clean and well maintained, creating a work area that is free from safety hazards and compliant with Health & Safety guidelines. Provides support to Banquet Department by pulling equipment in advance according to the BEO.

Experience required

Three Years related experience required 

Education required
High School Diploma or Equivalent

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Job #521021

Logger/Field Technician

Salary
Depends on Experience
Duties

A logger/field technician will document and oversee geotechnical drilling projects, including classification of samples, preparing samples for shipment, and keeping a written log of the borings. On occasion, the logger will assist the driller in solid stem and hollow stem auger drilling and Shelby tube sampling techniques. Site investigation/geotechnical drilling is done to determine the soil characteristics on construction sites. Work is outdoors in all weather conditions and out of town work required regularly. The work is generally physically demanding

Experience required

Minimum of one year experience or soil classification experience preferred. Mechanical skills preferred.  Class A or Class B CDL license a plus. Must have prior experience working outdoors. Must pass company background checks including drug screen. Must have an excellent driving record within company standards

Education required
No Minimum Education Requirement

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Job #525977

Truck Driver

Salary
Negotiable Depends on Experience
Duties

Team truck drivers are among the highest compensated in Schneiders fleet, with many drivers earning over $70,000 per year. This trucker position features a predictable work schedule, up to $0.45 per mile*, 99% no-touch freight and average 5,000-6,000 miles per week. The wheels are always turning as a Schneider team driver, which adds up to more miles and money than a solo driver. Best of all, you'll split the miles, not your pay, while enjoying the company of a partner. 

Experience required

Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Minimum 3 months of recent Class A driving experience.  Hazmat endorsement required within 90 days of hire.

Education required
High School Diploma or Equivalent

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Job #515095