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Trenton Prevention Policy Board
About Trenton Prevention Policy Board Trenton Prevention Policy Board’s (TPPB) is one of four planning boards supported by the NJ Office of the Attorney General. The TPPB focuses on increasing school attendance, in addition to reducing youth crime rates by providing better leverage of existing resources to stabilize families and reduce risk factors impacting community safety. These efforts should include increasing protective factors (FCIU, CIACC, WIB/WDF, YSC, trauma informed care/communities) and decreasing risk factors (poverty, substance abuse, mental health/behavioral health, unstable housing). TPPB also touches on prisoner re-entry within Mercer County. TPPB, is comprised of local government agencies, law enforcement, The College of NJ (TCNJ), public schools, educators, faith-based and community based organizations, nonprofits, and residents who work together to promote positive youth development and curb juvenile delinquency. This is a New Jersey Campus Compact Statewide Collective Impact AmeriCorps VISTA Project. With our college and university partners, New Jersey Campus Compact is building a cohort of AmeriCorps VISTA members to support the anti-poverty work of 14 large-scale, cross-sector organizations focused on increasing education, economic opportunity, and healthy futures in NJ’s underserved urban areas. We seek a qualified, civic-minded individual to be the AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Trenton Prevention Policy Board.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : As a New Jersey Campus Compact VISTA based at TCNJ, you will be on a team serving with TPPB senior staff, policy experts, nonprofits, educators, police, and residents build TPPB’s city-wide youth education and mentoring efforts. You will research, develop, coordinate, and help TPPB execute the following strategic initiatives: 1. Improve capacity to track and scale up local positive youth policies, practices and programs; 2. Foster increased collaboration and coordination among TPPB partners. 3. Increase the community’s awareness of community engagement and prevention initiatives 4. Promote the implementation of evidence-based programs and program designs, in order to stabilize families and achieve positive youth development so as to prevent criminal behavior and reduce child abuse/neglect. 5. Identify funding resources to institutionalize and sustain TPPB’s strategies.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Work with the NJ Assistant Atty. General ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Public Safety ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Ex-Offender Reentry . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Cultural competency ,  Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Trenton Prevention Policy Board

Program Start/End Date
08/25/2017  -   08/26/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW JERSEY   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  


Accepting Applications
From  05/17/2017  To  07/10/2017 

Contact Justin Lesko
The College on NJ - CELR
Ewing   NJ   08618
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 61649