New Youth Development Intermediary is Hiring!

We are pleased to announce the opening for a Founding Director for a new youth development intermediary in New Orleans.  The job description and requirements are linked below.  The plan for a new intermediary comes as a follow up to the 2015-16 YouthShift recommendations on best ways to support the organizational and programmatic goals of local youth-serving organizations.

Job Description: Youth Development Intermediary – Founding Director- Job Announcement

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YouthShift In The News 

Jan 3, 2016 – “Our Views: A coalition of the giving with YouthShift agenda” (The Advocate)                                                 

Dec 31, 2015 – “Our Juvenile Justice system is broken: A letter to the editor from two New Orleans Youth.” (Times Picayune Editorial Response)

Dec 20, 2015 –  “What can we do to make New Orleans children safe and secure? Editorial.” (Times Picayune Editorial)

Dec 20,2015 – “YouthShift’s “Call for Connection” aims to improve the lives of children and youth in New Orleans.” (WGNO)

Dec 18, 2015 – “YouthShift looks to improve economic outlook for younger New Orleanians” (New Orleans CityBusiness)

Dec 18, 2015 – “Cox Across Louisiana” (Cox 4)

Dec 15, 2015 – “The State of New Orleans Children? Not so good, new report says.” (The Times Picayune)

Dec 15, 2015 “When It’s Okay to Give Public Education Advocates the Side-Eye: At least one group cares for kids beyond the schoolhouse.” (The Hechinger Report, Andre Perry)

Dec 15, 2015 – “How, why hundreds of New Orleans organizations serving children can do much better.” (The Advocate)

Dec 15, 2015 – “New Orleans Events” (The Biz New Orleans)