Full-Time Positions

In addition to our paid positions below, please take a look our AmeriCorps service opportunities at the bottom of this page, or by clicking here.


Calling and Career Coordinator

This position will actively identify, recruit, engage, and support neighborhood high school students and college students to use the Calling and Career Center services. Recruit from neighborhood high schools as an entry point into Emerald Youth programming as well. Ensure target number of participants engage in learning.

VP of Program Development

New position responsible for guiding the design and implementation of program initiative improvements and innovations that will move the needle in helping Emerald achieve its desired outcomes in faith, learning, and health with urban youth in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant provides high-level, proactive administrative support to the organization by working directly with the President/CEO to move key tactical initiatives forward. 

JustLead Director

The JustLead Ministry Director provides Christian youth development and family leadership in a specific church or a faith-based organization (FBO), enabling youth to engage relationally and comprehensively in faith, learning, and health activities. 

JustLead Coordinator

The JustLead Coordinator will be responsible for the recruitment of youth and families to participate in the JustLead programs as well as volunteers to help support the ministry initiatives and for achieving assigned program goals.

Paid, Part-Time Positions

There are no available part-time positions at this time. Check back soon!

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Service opportunities



Recruiting 2018 AmeriCorps Members

AmeriCorps members are individuals who commit their time and skills to get things done for America. There are more than 80,000 Americans across the country participating in AmeriCorps each year. All of them are tackling different problems in different ways, and have dedicated their time and skills to serve. AmeriCorps members spend anywhere from three months to a year serving with a nonprofit, school, public agency, or community and faith-based organization.

We hope you will consider joining Emerald Youth Foundation as an AmeriCorps member.

Regarding AmeriCorps members, it is Emerald Youth Foundation’s policy to provide service opportunities to all people without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, handicap or national origin. The material contained on this website regarding AmeriCorps is based upon work supported by the Corporation for National and Community Service under AmeriCorps Grant #13ACHTN0010002. Opinions or points of view expressed on this Website are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of, or a position endorsed by, the Corporation of the AmeriCorps Program.