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Who's Hiring? 6 Opportunities to Join Youth-Focused Nonprofits

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All children and youth deserve access to opportunities that will help them thrive. By rallying behind the organizations responsible for fostering resilience and hope in today's youth, we can make a meaningful difference in the life of any child facing adversity. 

This week, we’re shining a light on the organizations whose missions are to uplift, empower, and protect some of the most vulnerable members of our society. From offering mentorship to foster kids to providing at-risk youth with pet therapy, find out how you can help support the well-being of children and youth by exploring the jobs below.

1. City Kids Wilderness Project, Washington, DC

City Kids Wilderness Project (CKWP) is a nonprofit program founded on the belief that providing enriching life experiences to low-income inner-city children and youth can enhance their lives, the lives of their families, and the greater community. CKWP offers an extraordinary outdoor experience for little or no cost exclusively to eligible children who live in Washington. They are hiring a Program Manager (8th and 9th Grade) to work in a hybrid capacity in Washington, DC.

2. College Track Inc., San Francisco, CA

College Track is a national college completion program that empowers students from underserved communities to graduate from college. They provide students with comprehensive academic support, leadership training, community service opportunities, and college advising in high school and college to teach them the skills necessary to succeed in college and beyond. They are hiring an Operations Manager to work on-site in San Francisco, CA. 

3. Gabriel's Angels, Tucson, AZ

Gabriel's Angels provides healing pet therapy to abused, neglected, and at-risk children, nurturing their ability to love and trust, thereby freeing them from the cycle of violence. They are hiring a Program Coordinator to work in a hybrid capacity in Tucson, AZ. 

4. Silver Lining Mentoring, Massachusetts 

Silver Lining Mentoring empowers youth in foster care to flourish through committed mentoring relationships and the development of essential life skills. They are hiring a Development Operations Coordinator to work in a hybrid capacity in Massachusetts. 

5. Challenge Success, Remote Role

Challenge Success is a nonprofit school reform organization affiliated with Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education that works to improve K-12 student well-being, engagement, and belonging through our School Program, Research and Surveys, and Workshops. They are hiring a Content Design Specialist (Education) to work remotely. 

6. Impact Teen Drivers, California 

Impact Teen Drivers develops and promotes education and awareness to save lives and prevent collisions caused by reckless and distracted driving. They are hiring a Director of Organizational Development to work in a hybrid capacity in California.


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If you’ve missed the boat on any of the above opportunities, don’t forget to explore our latest job listings to find jobs at organizations supporting children and youth.

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Kyle Kaplan

I'm a Project Manager for the Idealist Marketing and Communications team. Besides overseeing operations from behind the scenes and providing general administrative support, I love spending time meditating, writing, and caring for animals.

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