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:

Mental Health Clinician

Youth UpRising offers the successful candidate 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, the successful candidate 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 youth within our target population who help to keep the organization attuned to the current realities of youth culture.

The new Mental Health Clinician (MHC) will be positioned for success and ongoing professional growth as YU develops the programs and practices that positions us as a national leader in youth leadership development and urban community transformation. Full description here.

Queer & Ally Program Coordinator

The LOUD Program Coordinator serves as the lead staff person for the LGBTQI work with youth and staff at Youth UpRising. The coordinator will lead as a partner with Youth UpRising’s program leadership team to help design programming; plan and implement events; and act as a liaison with GSAs on local high school campuses around East Oakland; and execute a leadership framework for the Youth Interns. The coordinator will plan and implement a series of health education and awareness events throughout the year, and facilitate a minimum of two weekly groups. Full description here.

Early Childhood Systems Manager

The Early Childhood Systems Manager position will lead and oversee a collective impact effort to build a pipeline of programs and services for children prenatal to 8 years of age in the Castlemont neighborhood of East Oakland. This position will be responsible for ensuring that early childhood programs/services in the neighborhood are sustained, coordinated, high quality, culturally relevant and interwoven with other efforts and activities that aim to ensure health across the life span. Additionally, the Manager position will serve as a liaison between the prenatal to eight work in the Castlemont neighborhood and county stakeholders. This position requires expertise in the field of early childhood health and development, and experience working collaboratively across multiple agencies and sectors. Full description here.