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.

For inquires, please contact talent@youthuprising.org

Open Positions:

Director of Evaluation and Learning

The Director of Evaluation and Learning is a seasoned, results-oriented professional with a successful track record of building an organizational culture of routinely using data to improve programs, performance and outcomes and experience in leading and conducting applied research and evaluation studies. This position will be responsible for the enhancement, oversight and management of the organization’s performance measurement systems and processes, for promoting the practice of using data as a critical tool for program modification and improvement and for ensuring that the appropriate analyses and reports are prepared and disseminated to meet internal and external reporting and compliance requirements. Full Description

Grants Manager

The Grants Manager will be responsible for grants management, supporting, tracking and assisting in the evaluation of YU programs to ensure all contract and funders' deliverables are met. This includes identifying, collecting, verifying and reporting on grant deliverables and data, tracking all documents and program information required by funders, identifying, managing and submitting Letters of Interest (LOIs); and writing and tracking grant proposals and reports. The Grants Manager will work collaboratively with the Executive team, Development Staff, Manager of Research and Evaluation, and Program staff to coordinate cultivation and solicitation efforts with government, foundation and corporate donors, and ensure excellent relations and customer service with existing funders and donors. 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

Facilities Manager

Youth UpRising (YU) seeks a trustworthy, well-organized and decisional Facilities Manager (FM) to manage the safe, efficient and cost-effective maintenance, augmentation and staffing of the YU campus. The successful candidate will have experience and skills in people, project and facilities management and will oversee upgrades to the YU campus. The FM reports to the Chief Operating Officer and supervises the facilities staff, including the Receptionist, Culture Keepers and IT contractors, among others. This position requires someone whose passion for Youth UpRising’s vision is matched with hands-on practical leadership and the ability to motivate others to ensure the effective and successful functioning of the organization as a whole. Full Description

Culture Keeper

Youth UpRising seeks a mature, high energy, professional to join a fast paced, highly organized team of individuals who share a common goal of keeping the YU facility, Members, staff and visitors safe at all times. The Culture Keeping team instills mutual respect and responsibility amongst Members and visitors while ensuring the observation of the house rules and YU culture. Full Description

Café General Manager

Youth Uprising seeks a mature, focused, high-energy Café General Manager (CGM) to develop and strengthen YU’s Corner’s Café, further positioning Youth Uprising as a leader in the field of youth leadership development and urban community transformation. The CGM is responsible for implementing the strategy for (1) leading a healthy and sustainable green business, (2) providing professional development and job opportunities for young people through the social enterprise, and (3) developing partnerships that expand the business and offer additional resources to the community. 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