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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

  • Solar Youth is seeking to hire someone creative, organized and passionate about youth development as Coordinator of our Steward Support Program (formerly Empowerment Team). The Program’s goal is to offer strategic, motivational and emotional support to youth involved with Solar Youth. This is accomplished by ensuring youth (1) are supported through crisis; (2) graduate from high school; (3) have a concrete plan for their future; and (4) are prepared for adulthood.

  • Solar Youth is seeking to hire educators willing to support and manage a group of approximately 10-12 youth in one of our Community Hubs.

  • Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to grow a program that guides youth in building critical work and life skills as they positively impact their communities? Yes? Then under the supervision of the Neighborhood Site Coordinators and working with community partners, the Educators will help develop and lead engaging, enriching and FUN experiences for neighborhood youth.

  • We are looking for hard working adults who are NOT AFRAID TO GET DIRTY.

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


  • Youth Service Projects Completed


  • Teen Internships Offered


  • Unique Youth Served Per Year


Green Jobs - Westville Manor Spring 2017

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