Youth UpRising offers candidates an opportunity to join a dynamic organization with a compelling mission and a successful track record of attracting, engaging and serving a high-risk population in strategies for personal, professional and community transformation.

In joining YU’s staff, you will become part of a high-performing, warm, diverse team that includes people indigenous to the community, those who are deeply committed to social change, and colleagues dedicated to the success of the youth we serve.

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Open Positions:

Director of Fund Development

Youth UpRising seeks a prolific, passionate, articulate and detail-oriented Director of Fund Development to lead and manage YU’s fund development.  The DFD reports to the Executive Director and serves as a member of the senior management team.   The Director provides leadership, strategic direction, oversight, coordination and priority setting in the areas of resource development and communications. The Director will forge and maintain new relationships to build YU’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. Most of our (approximately $8 million annual) revenue comes from donors, grants, government contracts, foundation grants and YU’s Social Enterprise services. Full description here.

Data & Evaluation Manager

YU is seeking an experienced and collaborative Data & Evaluation Manager to provide the day-to-day management in the organization’s evolution toward a data-driven culture. The Data & Evaluation Manager will oversee the implementation of a comprehensive system that will allow YU to make data-informed decisions and uphold high standards for performance and outcomes. The Data & Evaluation Manager will lead the implementation of this system and resulting workflow changes, analyze robust data sets, create reports/dashboards and train staff across YU’s program areas.  The Data & Evaluation Manager will collaborate with select staff to identify the most meaningful ways that systems and data can support their work and organizational goals.  Full description here.

Human Resources Generalist

The successful HRG administers and supports a varied and complex human resources function, including human resources talent management, recruitment and selection,  benefits administration, training and development,  employee relations, leave of absence administration (including FMLA, disability, and workers' compensation).  The HRG also maintains employee records and documentation, both hard-copy, soft-copy, and utilizing information system, when applicable.   The HRG will develop distinct but complementary internal programs and services for staff, incorporating best practices and relevant programs for YU culture. Full description here.