Job Developer - Youth Programs

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Competitive Salary




1035 Cambridge St., Suite 12
United States


What you will do:

Identify and create job opportunities for in and out of school youth program participants by aligning skills and employer expectations. Develop and maintain quality employer relationships that lead to employment pipelines and career pathways. Develop and monitor job shadowing and internship opportunities. Provide ongoing placement retention services and support to both the employer and youth for one year post-graduation.


  • Develop and maintain ongoing contact with an appropriate and effective network of employers. Market programs to employers/partners.
  • Monitor placements through site visits and telephone and electronic contact with employers and monitor youth job performance and training plans.
  • Identify career-related job placements and assist team in supporting students to secure placements in college or training programs.
  • Collect and track all job readiness and placement status data, documentation, outcomes and reporting.
  • Provide intensive, proactive post-placement follow-up support services with all graduates for one year.
  • Create and monitor job readiness assessment tools and develop an individualized action plan and timeline to achieve intended program goals and outcomes.

You must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years’ employer engagement or career development experience, or equivalent. Prefer master’s degree and experience with youth ages 16-24.
  • Proven track record of achieving employment outcomes and taking the initiative to build authentic employer partnerships that understand the benefit of working with opportunity youth.
  • Extremely well organized, ability to prioritize tasks, build systems, and maximize resources within and outside agency/program to achieve program outcomes.
  • Ability to analyze data to identify growing trends among youth, employers, and job market to stay abreast of changes and make adjustments along the way. 
  • Ability to strongly communicate and advocate on behalf of youth highlighting their strengths and assets while also understanding the personal and systemic employment barriers that impact the population served in the program.
  • Ability to work flexible hours outside of Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm schedule as needed
  • Acceptable CORI/SORI


Just-A-Start offers a comprehensive benefit package, including; Medical, Dental, PTO, 12 Paid Holidays, Commuter Benefits, Life and Disability and 401k w Company Contribution.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply