In addition to our paid positions below, please take a look our AmeriCorps service opportunities.

Full-Time Positions

 

Facilities Coordinator

The Facilities Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating direct services, maintaining assigned facilities for Emerald Youth Foundation.


Calling and Career Ministry Coordinator

Actively identify, recruit, engage, and support neighborhood high school students, primarily those already participating in JustLead and Emerald Youth Sports activities, and college students to use Calling and Career Center services.


JustLead Ministry Coordinator

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


Urban Church Ministry Leader

Emerald Youth Foundation and its team of staff and volunteers have been serving Knoxville’s urban children and youth through faith, learning, and health activities for over 27 years. You can join this effort by investing your own skills and talents in one of our various faith-based programs.


Paid, Part-Time Positions


JustLead Ministry Intern

The JustLead Ministry Intern assists with executing the day-to-day operations of the ministry’s afterschool and summer day camp programs.  This position focuses on supporting the ministry’s discipleship activities, while also providing transportation, facilitating program rotations, and participating in relational ministry activities to comprehensively engage youth in the JustLead program.


Paid Summer Positions Via AmeriCorps

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.


Bus Driver

Drivers will use Emerald Youth Foundation vehicles primarily after-school pick-ups and summer day camps as part of Emerald Youth's JustLead program. Position could also include field trips, transportation of staff for events, and other trips as needed.


Lifeguard

Red Cross certified Lifeguards needed this Fall 2018 to support Emerald Youth Sports' Learn to Swim program for JustLead (elementary and middle school age) participants. 


Swim Instructor

Swim Instructors needed this summer 2018 to lead swim lessons as part of Emerald Youth Sports' Learn to Swim curriculum for JustLead (elementary and middle school age) participants.


Urban Church Ministry Leader

Emerald Youth Foundation and its team of staff and volunteers have been serving Knoxville’s urban children and youth through faith, learning, and health activities for over 27 years. You can join this effort by investing your own skills and talents in one of our various faith-based programs.


 
img_5177_34726551425_o.jpg
img_8515_16106926860_o.jpg
 


Section 702 of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 provides that the religious discrimination law will not apply to a religious corporation, association, educational institution or society with respect to the employment of individuals of a particular religion to perform work connected with the carrying on by such a corporation, association, educational institution or society of its activities.


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.