We harness the power of the youth services community to innovate, evaluate and drive effective strategies that assure the safety and well-being of youth and young adults, unlocking their limitless potential.

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We believe in...

  • rooting our work in practice and research.
  • advancing equity and inclusion.
  • focusing on long-term impact while nimbly responding to changing conditions.
  • tapping into the power of “many minds” to solve complex problems.
  • honoring and respecting people and relationships.
  • having a blast doing what we do and with whom we do it. 

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Our Impact

If work like this makes you want to get out of bed each morning, apply today!

Our greatest strength lies in our ability to engage and retain a dynamic network of hundreds of organizations across all 50 states. This network leverages the knowledge of practitioners, researchers, advocates, and young people. Together, we advance the work of communities in real-time, raise the level of conversation around key issues, increase cross-sector communication, drive national research, and strengthen outcomes for youth and young adults.

Let's Get Down to the Details

We hire competent people who do great work and encourage them to take a break when they need it!

Take Vacation When You Need It - We ask employees to take at least three weeks of vacation per year, and provide an annual $1,000 vacation bonus that can only be used if they are really off. In addition, we offer a generous supply of leave, including 14 holidays and 12 personal days. Medical Insurance - We cover 90% of medical insurance premiums for employees and offer optional family coverage. We also offer voluntary benefits such as a flexible spending account and dependent care flexible spending. Retirement - Youth Collaboratory sponsors a tax deferred SIMPLE IRA and makes an annual 2% contribution.
Dental & Vision Insurance - We cover 100% of employees dental and vision premiums and offer optional family plans. Disability Income & Life Insurance - We pay the full cost of short- and long-term disability insurance and up to $50,000 in group life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance. Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Our EAP is designed to help you lead a happier and more productive life at home and at work.

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Youth Collaboratory Embraces a Remote-First Workplace

Youth Collaboratory has a rich history of operating as a distributed office for more than 10 years. While we maintain a co-working office space for staff to collaboratively come together for strategy sessions, we embrace a remote working environment as the default for team members.

Job Openings

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