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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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Internet Marketing Associate

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$11.00 - $13.00/Hour
Duties

Looking for a technical minded individual to join our quickly growing production team. Responsibilities include internet research, making website edits, creative problem solving, data entry, basic copywriting, quality assurance and editorial review.

Experience required

None Required 

Education required
No Minimum Education Requirement

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Job #496595

Pipe Stress Engineer

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Employer Will Discuss
Duties

Knowledge of piping design and piping design specifications. Some familiarity withthe preparation of mechanical drawings such as P&ID's, General Arrangements, and Piping Plans. Experience with pipe stress analysis for piping used in various applications, including but not limited to flare relief piping, gas compressor facility piping, and process piping. Computer Knowledge: COADE's Caesar II Stress Analysis program and MS Office programs. 

Experience required

2-5 years

Education required
No Minimum Education Requirement

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Job #511457

Facilities Construction Manager

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Employer Will Discuss
Duties

The Facilities Construction Manager supervises, hires, disciplines, terminates and makes managerial decisions over all members of the Facilities Construction Team; simultaneously manages numerous construction projects. As the leader of the projects, the Facilities Construction Manager ensures that all manner of work is carried out efficiently, with the utmost skill, from project start to finish and is accountable for the estimating, scheduling, budgeting, construction, completion, performance and overall success of the Construction Team's projects.
 

Experience required

Seven years of construction management experience including 5 years managerial experience 

Education required
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or related field

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Job #495903