Neighborhood Safety Initiatives is hiring!

Neighborhood Safety Initiatives works to improve public safety in New York City by investing in residents, transforming public spaces, and influencing policy. The key pillars that form the foundation for our work are racial equity, shifting power, access to resources, inclusive design, and deep participation. Please help us spread the word to anyone who is interested in joining this vibrant team of passionate, creative, hardworking critical thinkers.

Available positions:

Associate Director, Neighborhood Equity Design

This role will support the implementation of NSTAT processes, projects, and communication needs across 30 sites in the 5 boroughs, which includes participatory design processes, public space programming, built environment projects, social programming, training, direct action agendas.

MAP Engagement Coordinator

NSI is seeking organizers from Polo Grounds Houses in Manhattan, Brownsville, Van Dyke, Tilden, Langston Hughes in Brooklyn, and Castle Hill, Morris Houses in the Bronx community who will support residents, community partners and local city agency representatives through the process of identifying and solving issues that create vulnerabilities in community safety and well-being. (Red Hook Community Justice Center, Bronx Community Justice Center, Neighbors In Action, Queens Community Justice center are hiring for these positions too!)

Program Manager, Capacity Building

This role will support NSI’s Technical Assistance portfolio that will include the development of curriculum, training and capacity building for Implementation Partners, MAP Engagement Coordinators and Resident Teams in the implementation of NeighborhoodStat citywide and local processes that support policy and action plan development, and manage the planning and implementation of action plans, which includes built environment projects, public space programming, and social programs.

Program Manager, Youth Council

This role will support the NSI in the planning, recruitment, and execution of a MAP Youth Leadership Council (drawing from 30 NYCHA developments). The Program Manager will help recruit youth and develop a civic learning curriculum and project-based activities; create program materials and help integrate the youth council’s recommendations into policy problem discussions; and, ensure timely reporting of program deliverables.

Planner, Neighborhood Equity Design

The Neighborhood Equity Planner will support the MAP Engagement Coordinator/ Program Managers with planning and implementing action plans across a geographic area, including built environment projects, public space programming, and social programs.

Outreach Worker, Neighborhood Strategies (East Harlem)

The Outreach Worker will assist in the outreach and implementation of the Center’s Neighborhood Safety Initiative (NSI) work in East Harlem.

With appreciation,

Layman Lee

Project Director

Neighborhood Safety Initiatives