Employment Opportunities

YOUTH POWER! is seeking applications for the following positions:

Social Marketing and Events Coordinator 

The Social Marketing and Events Coordinator shall coordinate YP! members efforts to reach and engage current and potential YP! members, network supporters, and other stakeholders.  It is their responsibility to ensure the public image of YP! is reflective of the YP! mission, values, and goals.
LOCATION: Albany
STATUS: Full-time salary employee – High 30s with benefits package

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Lived experience with a disability as a youth
  • Children’s mental health experience preferred
  • High School Diploma or Equivalency, Bachelor’s preferred
  • Experience coordinating projects
  • Strong team leadership and collaboration abilities
  • Excellent written, documentation, and computer skills
  • Graphic design and social marketing skills; skilled user and administrator of social media applications.
  • Experience with various software packages: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Go-To, Google applications

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 Western Regional Youth Partner

The Regional Youth Partners are peer leaders that connect local youth groups, coordinate regional youth advocacy efforts and provide technical assistance and training on youth empowerment, youth-guided practice, and youth peer services.
LOCATION: Applicant must reside in one of the 19 counties in the region. Preferred location Rochester.
STATUS: Full-time salary employee – High 30s with benefits package

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have personal life experience accessing children’s mental health services and be willing to share this information publically. Additional experience with Disability, Foster Care, Addiction, or Juvenile Justice is beneficial.
  • Experience as a Youth Peer Advocate strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s or Associates Degree preferred but not required
  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Must be able to travel

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NYC Regional Youth Partner

The Regional Youth Partners are peer leaders that connect local youth groups, coordinate regional youth advocacy efforts and provide technical assistance and training on youth empowerment, youth-guided practice, and youth peer services.
LOCATION: Manhattan
STATUS: Full-time salary employee – Mid 40s plus benefits package

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have personal life experience accessing children’s mental health services and be willing to share this information publicly. Additional experience with Disability, Foster Care, Addiction, or Juvenile Justice is beneficial.
  • Experience as a Youth Peer Advocate strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s or Associates Degree preferred but not required
  • Must be able to travel

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APPLICATION PROCESS:

Applicants must send a resume with a formal cover letter in order to be considered. The letter should indicate the title of the position that the applicant is seeking.
Mail to:              
YOUTH POWER!
Attn: Management Office
737 Madison Avenue, Albany NY 12208
Email to:  employ@youthpowerny.org 

YP! is recruiting members for the Regional Teams, Working groups, and more. Follow the links for more information or contact us at info@youthpowerny.org.