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What’s it like to be on the Solar Youth team?

  • The Solar Youth team is hard-working, collaborative, and passionate about supporting the youth of New Haven;
  • We believe that ALL young people, with any mix of assets and challenges, have the potential to be successful in life;
  • We strive to build deep trust as a team to engage in collaboration, both smooth and rocky, to find the best solutions to the inevitable obstacles we face;
  • We are risk-takers;
  • We are brave;
  • We keep a sense of humor even in the face of challenge; and
  • We have fun.

Job Openings

  • The Solar Youth Lead Executive Assistant is a full-time position that will support the Executive Director, with day-to-day organizational operations, development efforts, programmatic needs, storytelling, and relationship-building. An ideal candidate is a highly organized, relationship-focused team member with demonstrated skills in administration and operations as well as a commitment to social justice and youth development.

Please note that we are a small organization and aim to respond to all candidates but due to the volume of responses may not be able to in a timely manner.  If you follow the above directions, you should get an automated email response confirming receipt of your application. If you are selected to move forward in the hiring process, you will be contacted by us directly.  NO CALLS PLEASE.

Our Impact Since 2000

  • Youth Served

    3500

  • Youth Service Projects Completed

    500

  • Teen Internships Offered

    600

  • Unique Youth Served Per Year

    150

Green Jobs - Westville Manor Spring 2017

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