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.


Director of Development

 Provides leadership for the organization’s efforts in fundraising and development. Should be highly creative and an ongoing generator of ideas.  The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to grow Emerald’s visibility, impact, and funding.

VP of Human Resources

The Vice President of Human Resources will serve as the Talent Development leader, designing people acquisition, training and development programs, and retention and culture strategies that aligns with, promotes, sustains, and advances both the Emerald Youth and Emerald Charter School mission and objectives. 

Performance Training Director

The Performance Training Director develops, plans, and manages Emerald Youth Foundation’s city-wide performance training program for youth and young adults. They also seek to connect and engage with young people in the community to educate and train through a safe comprehensive program that prepares for success and instills a life-long active lifestyle.

Worship Arts Director

The Worship Arts Director should incorporate traditional and contemporary music as the centerpiece of the worship arts program, building bands and choirs and eventually connecting other areas such as drama, theatre, and dance. This role will equip, shepherd, and recruit city-wide youth to participate, experience, and lead in worship.

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.

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.



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.

Paid, Part-Time Positions

JustLead Urban Youth Worker

This position will assist in operation of all aspects of the Emerald Youth Foundation older youth programs.  The Just Lead Urban Youth Worker will work toward and achieve assigned program goals and recruitment of volunteers, youth, and families to participate in the organization programs. 

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.


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.