Opportunity Youth Network Associate

Youthprise, Minneapolis, MN 55413, Openings : 1,
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Job Description : Description:

Key information about this role :

  • Position budged for 30 hours per week .
  • The schedule is full days, Monday through Thursday .
  • Hybrid position – mostly remote with an in-office component. Local applicants only, please.
  • The position is dependent on state funding.
  • The start date is estimated for July 8, 2024.

About us

Youthprise is a resource for youth-serving organizations and systems throughout Minnesota. Youthprise’s mission is to increase equity with and for MN’s low-income, indigenous, and racially diverse youth by mobilizing and investing resources, investing knowledge, and advocating for change. Our priority areas are learning and leadership, economic opportunity, health, ownership, wealth, and power.

Why Join Our Team?

In addition to working with passionate individuals focused on driving change and making a difference through innovation, we offer the following generous benefits.

Paid for 100% by Youthprise for employees :

  • Medical Insurance with a defined contribution to the employee’s HSA
  • Family Dental Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement match on day one
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance (up to $10k – additional voluntary available)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Up to 12 paid holidays
  • 18 paid vacation days (accrued throughout the year and pro-rated for part-time employees)
  • Unlimited Sick Time
  • Paid Parental Leave

Benefits available paid partially or wholly by the employee:

  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Medical and life insurance for dependents

We are currently seeking an Opportunity Youth Network Associate.

Job Summary :

The Opportunity Youth Network Associate will support key projects, ensure smooth data reporting, and document completion to ensure that the containers that support innovation for opportunity youth are healthy, powerful, and productive.

Job Functions :

Working with Community Partners:

  • Support relationships with youth leadership groups and mixed-age steering committees by scheduling meetings, supporting calls for transportation, following up with people who missed, etc.
  • Hold workshops or focus groups to understand youth goals or perspectives better.
  • Connect with young people to support paperwork completion, surveys, focus groups, etc.
  • Distribute incentives as necessary.

Data Support :

  • Support data entry for the Educational Training Voucher program and the Homeless Youth Stipend Pilot
  • Collaborate with the Senior Financial Capability Program Navigator on tracking payments for the Homeless Youth Stipend project.
  • Submit appropriate youth payment invoices as necessary. Follow up on missing paperwork.
  • Aggregate necessary reporting for grants and reports.


  • Coordinate calendars for key meetings for the Stipend Pilot key community leaders–including Professional Learning Communities, Steering Committee, and ongoing TA with community organizations.
  • Assist in preparing and producing reports and communication materials required for grant reports, research, communication, and social media.
  • Cultivate excellent working relationships with young people, senior education, workforce development leaders, employers, government leaders, and other key community leaders involved in this initiative

Minimum Education and Experience:

Intent or currently pursuing secondary or postsecondary skills.

Must be enrolled in one at some point during the position.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Ability to build strong relationships across various stakeholder groups.
  • Demonstrated desire to support advocacy and policy development.
  • Willingness to use skills in oral and written communication skills and the ability to use current technology(Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • The capacity to share necessary and impactful experiences to propel work while upholding distinct personal and professional limits is essential.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and/or willingness to be coached in this area.
  • Demonstrated ability to be at ease with individuals representing a broad spectrum of beliefs, backgrounds and ideologies to work in crafting solutions and/or willingness to be coached in this area.
Last Date For Apply: 2024-08-15 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here