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.

Director of Evaluation and Learning

YU is seeking an experienced and collaborative Director of Evaluation and Learning to provide leadership and day-to-day management in the organization’s evolution toward a data-driven culture. The Director 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 Director 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 Director 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.