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:

Mental Health Clinician

The Mental Health Clinician will provide comprehensive and culturally-accessible mental health services to youth ages 13-24. This position requires a commitment and dedication to the community at large and a passion for working with inner city youth. The therapist reports to the Chief of Programs (an LCSW) and serves a diverse population of youth, supporting the fulfillment of the mission and vision of Youth UpRising within our core operating values. Full Description

Front Desk Receptionist

Youth UpRising seeks a responsible, relationship building focused Front Desk Receptionist to manage YU’s front desk, including all aspects of youth intake and people management, further positioning Youth UpRising as a leader in the field of youth leadership development and urban community transformation. The Front Desk Receptionist is responsible for 1) Managing the Flow of People In/Out of the Center; 2) Office Management Duties; 3) Support with Member Intake/Orientation Process; 4) Data Entry and Tracking. Full Description

Case Manager

The Youth UpRising Case Manager is responsible for providing individualized wraparound services and support to all referred youth. The Case Manager will provide additional resource and support for youth in overcoming significant and acute barriers to engagement with programming including housing, transportation, food instability, and mental/physical health stability, etc. The Case Manager’s primary role will be to work with youth on probation; serve 37 youth ages 13-24 and support the fulfillment of the mission and vision of Youth UpRising within our core operating values. Full Description

Academic & Education Tutor

The Academic & Education Tutor is responsible for teaching basic skills to referred youth, including youth on probation, ages 13-24, with varying academic levels while integrating social justice and community issues, and culture. The tutor helps students meet academic goals and stay engaged in their education. Full Description