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:

Chief Financial Officer

The Chief Financial Officer will contribute to strategic planning to ensure that YU’s programs and departments are supported by the necessary technology, financial and human resources and spaces. The incumbent will contribute financial expertise in the planning of new services that generate additional sources of revenue and will manage and coordinate the overall organizational budget development. The Chief Financial Officer will oversee financial and accounting system controls and standards, manage contract negotiations and forecast the immediate and longer-term cash needs of the organization. Full Description

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

Grants Manager

The Grants Manager (GM) 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 GM will work collaboratively with the Executive Team, Director of Evaluation & Learning, 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

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