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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 Assistant Coordinator will support the Program Coordinator in all aspects of program delivery, curriculum development, and community outreach.
    The program runs full days for 5 weeks during the summer (July 6 - August 6), and may be extended as an after-school program during the 2021-22 school year.

  • Solar Youth is seeking to hire a Director of Programs to manage the organization’s innovative experiential youth development programs. The position reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for supervising at least five program staff, leading the program development and evaluation processes, managing programmatic systems and infrastructure, and representing Solar Youth in the local community.

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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