About YouthZone

YouthZone currently serves over 1,500 youth and their families every year. We offer a wide variety of evidence-based programming through which our clients find safety, compassion, and education as they work to overcome the personal struggles they face.

At YouthZone, we believe that growth is possible for all our clients, regardless of history. We strive to help our clients see what is possible and support them as they learn and grow. Our unique, inclusive approach to fostering youth development is based in the understanding that the difficulties faced by today’s adolescents are complex and multi-faceted. In service to this reality, we offer a wide array of programs that include a youth asset survey, parental guidance and support, individual and family counseling, restorative justice, court programs and monitoring, educational workshops, and much more.

Every day, the staff of YouthZone works to make a significant difference in the world by supporting the growth and development of the next generation.  We are team of passionate, creative and hard-working optimists who are as committed to each other as we are to the young people we serve.

Current Opening

Executive Director

Reporting to the YouthZone Board of Directors, the Executive Director’s primary responsibility is for overall direction, leadership, and coordination of the activities in the day to day operations of the organization. The Executive Director will support the Board of Directors in assessing their effectiveness, recruiting and onboarding new board members and overall board development. This position is central to the success of the board in managing the vision and mission of YouthZone. A successful Executive Director will be informed on best practices in Positive Youth Development, thriving and effective teams, hiring and onboarding, strategic development. This person will be knowledgeable in business management, financial oversight, stakeholder collaboration and relationship building. Funding for the organizations sustainability is a top priority for the Executive Director. Identifying funding sources, maintaining key relationships with municipalities and county government are critical. The ED will work closely with the Development Director and her/his team to ensure the financial stability of YouthZone. The ED will form and manage the finance committee to oversee all financial actions of YZ.

To Apply

Send current resume and a cover letter in which you introduce yourself; highlight your relevant skills, training and experience; explain why you would like to work for YouthZone, and; what you would bring to the YouthZone community as a member of our team. Email to youthzoneexecutivesearch@gmail.com

Provide opportunities for youth to be responsible, contributing members of society and to work with their families and the community toward this end.

YouthZone is a great place to work!  We offer our employees a flexible, weekly work schedule; three hours of weekly exercise time; employee retirement plan; health insurance/wellness stipend; a positive working environment, and; the opportunity to be part of a wonderful team of professionals.

All offers of employment at YouthZone are contingent upon the candidate passing a background screening process that includes Colorado Bureau of Investigation fingerprint check and Child Abuse Registry check. Client Service positions also require a pre-employment drug screen.  All YouthZone staff must also show proof of auto insurance, and submit a copy of diploma(s) and/or certificate(s) of training.