YouthBuild Philadelphia functions as a hardworking team in a friendly, family environment. The organization’s mission is to provide out-of-school youth with the broadest range of tools, supports, and opportunities to become self-sufficient, responsible, contributing members and leaders in their community. We are more than a school; our services span a two-year period during which students first earn a high school diploma and a trade certification, then transition into higher education and/or employment. Our employees share a commitment to our mission and are dedicated to ensuring high standards in education, support and community development.

Here’s what our employees have enjoyed about working at YouthBuild:

  • “All of our work is student-centered, and not just because we want it to be. We purposefully and intentionally place all of our energy into the student experience.”
  • “The respect and genuine love the staff has for each other.”
  • “The ability to be creative.”

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The YouthBuild Assistant Dean of Culture partners with the school staff to ensure that YouthBuild Philadelphia has a culture of high standards (respect, excellence, and perseverance). The Assistant Dean of Culture is responsible for assisting students with their arrival, lunch, community meetings, dismissal, and classroom transitions. The Assistant Dean of Culture will work with us to ensure that all YouthBuild students achieve academic and social-emotional success.

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YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School seeks a seasoned development professional to oversee the organization’s fundraising efforts. Our annual budget is 8.5 million dollars and comprises a dynamic revenue stream, including governmental grants, individual contributions, and philanthropic dollars. The CDO will be responsible for retaining our existing portfolio of funders and bringing in new funders to increase our annual budget incrementally to 10.5 million by 2027. YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School is a stable 32-year-old organization with a proven track record and demonstrated success. The ideal candidate will be able to build relationships with our existing funders and bring enthusiasm to our pursuit of connecting with new funders. The CDO will collaborate with the CEO to manage existing funding relationships, identify and cultivate new relationships, and diversify revenue streams.

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The YouthBuild Culinary Instructor primary responsibility is to help students get ready for entry- to mid-level jobs in the foodservice industry while combining transferrable 21st-century skills to help students be ready for success in their academic and professional goals. They will be in charge of supervising the culinary arts curriculum, managing the ServSafe training program, imparting job readiness lessons, and organizing field excursions and special guest chefs. In addition, the Culinary Instructor will guide students in creating nutritious foods and goods that will be given to nonprofit partners.

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The YouthBuild Director of Information Technology will be responsible for providing leadership, guidance, management, and support relating to Information Technology (IT) and Information Security (IS), and Data Systems. The successful candidate will be a hands-on manager responsible for day-to-day IT operations and should have excellent people-management and technical skills, and a strong track record of managing and delivering challenging projects in the IT/IS and Data Systems spaces.

In order to assist YBP’s growth, the candidate must be able to define, design, and implement a 3-5 year IT/IS modernization and maturity strategy. They must also plan, budget, and align IT/IS goals with a risk-based strategy in line with YBP’s goals. The candidate will be responsible for adhering to industry guidelines, standards, and/or frameworks while taking the organization’s legal and compliance responsibilities into account. They will ensure program initiatives and deliverables are developing as anticipated (during the design, construct, and run stages). They will also develop and deliver a measurements/metrics/KPI program and expand our organization’s capacity to effectively gather, organize, and analyze data to best support students.

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The Director of Culture is a member of the school leadership team serving under the Principal who plays a pivotal role in developing the school’s culture systems and structure. The Director of Culture will support and build a community that embraces cultural respect and understanding, restorative practices, individualized support and community-building. This position requires an individual who works collaboratively with faculty, staff, students and families to create and implement initiatives that promote a culture of respect, excellence and perseverance. Through proactive measures and responsive strategies, the Director will lead a team of assistant deans in addressing conflict, support student well-being, and cultivate an environment where all members of the school community feel valued and supported.

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The Director of Vocational Education is a member of the school leadership team serving under the Principal to support the instructional vision of the vocational program. The Director of Vocational Education will manage the vocational program, instructors and operations from application to graduation, including engaging with the community to ensure all students participate in an internship. The Director will ensure that YouthBuild students are enrolled in vocational tracks that provide them with the education, training and certification they will need to enter the job-market or post secondary education, upon graduation, with well-developed skills and varied intellectual interests.

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The YouthBuild Junior Accountant is a self-motivated, organized multitasker with excellent customer service skills who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic atmosphere. They are responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, supporting month-end close procedures, as well as supporting financial reporting and operational procedures. This is an essential task that is central to the organization’s daily, weekly, quarterly, and annual fiscal activities, as well as a key position that supports the Operations team. The Junior Accountant plays an important position in our business and is responsible of much of the behind-the-scenes work required to keep Youthbuild structured and economically prudent.

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The YouthBuild Social Studies Teacher is a well-informed social justice advocate, passionate and cognizant of the current and historical development of today’s society. They focus on strengthening students’ research skills as well as on creating a culture of inquiry that demonstrates how the research process can be a tool for lifelong learning. The Social Studies Teacher creates an environment where opinions are to be heard, free of judgment, welcoming discussion on society’s looming issues. Outside the classroom, they are a mentor to 4-5 students, to administer and guarantee their success here at Youthbuild.

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The YouthBuild Special Education Teacher is caring, persistent, and devoted to the development of their students. They create a strength based approach in order to help their students improve on their individual qualities, and aid them both in their academics and workforce development programs. The Special Education Teacher offers unconditional support, whether that is learning-based, emotional or behavioral for students with identified needs. They assist the general education teacher in accommodating the current curriculum to fit the needs of our youth, students are given the tools to succeed in the post secondary world with learning they can relate to. Outside the classroom, they are a mentor to 4-5 students, to guarantee their success here at Youthbuild.

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The Student Advisor is part of our student success team and serves as the primary point-person coordinating and managing support for students during their time at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School. Student Advisors assess student barriers and needs, make referrals for appropriate school-based and community-based resources, monitor students’ academic progress, and support students in planning for and transitioning into post-secondary training or employment

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Contribute to the enhancement of the organization’s human resources department by ensuring proper documentation, communication, and compliance.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist with the creating and maintaining employee files
  • Assist with the company Wellness Program including advertising events in company newsletter and submitting wellness tips on a weekly basis
  • Assist in employee onboarding
  • Track employee required onboarding documentation and complete follow ups to ensure all necessary information is received by deadline
  • Respond to general inquiries
  • Support Paylocity system implementation
  • Support employee benefits and payroll changes/ updates
  • Additional duties as assigned by HR Manager and Sr. HR Director

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The Interns will learn about key business operations as well as the field of Information Technology – as it impacts education, finance, and business decision-making. They will gain understanding of the functions, goals, and workings of the non-profit sector, including hands-on experience in IT operations, such as Microsoft Active Directory Services, Cisco routing / switching, centralized printing, firewall, imaging, etc. Depending on interest and ability, some students may be able to develop independent research projects that support our mission.

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The Business Operations Intern should be an organized, detail oriented, and self-motivated person with great customer service skills. A strong candidate will have the ability to function in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The Business Operations Intern will gain understanding of the functions, goals, and workings of the non-profit sector, including hands-on experience in operations and office management.

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We are looking for a public relations intern to join our development team. In this role, you will be working closely with the public relations and communications specialist and assisting with the writing of media releases, social media, conducting research, news monitoring, and much more. You will also be working closely with staff from other departments to determine their PR needs.

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Full-Time Employment Benefits Include:

  • Health and Dental Insurance

  • Vacation, Sick Leave and Bereavement
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Short-term and long term disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational Assistance
  • Military and Jury Leave

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, veteran status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Equal Opportunity Is the Law

It is against the law for this recipient of Federal financial assistance to discriminate on the following bases: Against any individual in the United States, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, sex stereotyping, transgender status, and gender identity), national origin (including limited English proficiency), age, disability, or political affiliation or belief, or, against any beneficiary of, applicant to, or participant in programs financially assisted under Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, on the basis of the individual’s citizenship status or participation in any WIOA Title I-financially assisted program or activity.

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Inquiries about employment at YouthBuild should be directed to our Human Resources team at humanresources@youthbuildphilly.org

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