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Full Time Youth Development Position 

If you believe:

  • teens are a source of promise for the future, not a problem to be fixed;
  • teens are nurtured with support and high expectations;
  • adults and youth can work together to improve the communities in which we live…

then you are invited to apply for the Full time Youth Development Specialist position at the Health Initiative. Bachelor’s degree required. Daily transportation for this position is a must as we serve locations in 3 counties.

You must be able to meet with teens when they are available, which means some evenings and/or weekends.

The average week during the school year could have 2-3 11am – 7pm days. Some groups will prefer to meet on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon.  

Please send a detailed cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Full Time Youth Development Job Description


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