You Built It. We’ll BOOST It.TM
Youth UpRising (YU) - a national model for youth development and urban community transformation located in Oakland, CA - seeks a dynamic and collaborative President and CEO to provide visionary leadership and management. Oversight responsibilities include fiscal
management and programming to increase physical and mental wellbeing, community connection, educational attainment, and career achievement of at-risk youth between the ages of 13 and 24. Read on to learn more about this opportunity and apply by May 15, 2018.
Since it’s opening in 2005, Youth UpRising (YU) has grown from a barebones operation to a $6 million
organization with a 29-member staff operating in a bustling, 25,000-square-foot, high-tech youth leadership
development center including a café, media arts center and health clinic. YU serves Alameda County residents between the ages of 13 and 24 – primarily at-risk youth. Through innovative, culturally relevant programming in the areas of Arts and Expression, Career and Education, Health and Wellness and Social Enterprise, YU attracts an astounding and ever-expanding membership of over 4000 youth.
YU’s mission is rooted in community transformation driven by investments in youth and young adults that
result in the personal, social and economic transformation of all residents. YU exists to build healthy,
economically robust communities in East Oakland and the surrounding county, creating social change by
harnessing the leadership of young people through consciousness raising, personal transformation, hard skill
cultivation and leadership development.
YU seeks a collaborative and courageous President and CEO to provide visionary leadership and management of YU, its staff and its partnerships ensuring healthy and sustainable growth and strategically positioning YU as a leader in the field of youth leadership development and urban community transformation. The President and CEO will be responsible for all aspects of YU’s programmatic and fiscal management including annual evaluation, fund development, strategic planning and budgeting. The President and CEO will maintain and grow successful and productive local, regional and national community relationships. The President and CEO will represent YU's organizational goals and values in a clear and inspiring manner and assure that the organization has a long-term strategy to achieve its mission in alignment with its values.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES include:
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience, and full benefits.
To apply, send a cover letter, resume and list of three references on or before 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 to email@example.com. Email applications are required – use the Subject Line: President and CEO, Youth UpRising. Documents must be Microsoft Word or PDF files only (PDF files are preferred). Resume review begins immediately.
For more information, read the full Position Announcement.