exalt is hiring!

exalt elevates expectations of personal success for youth ages 15-19 who’ve been involved in the criminal justice system. We inspire youth at a critical crossroads to believe in their worth, from the first steps in contemplation through the journey to create lasting behavioral change. Our powerful combination of structured classes for tangible skill development, individualized support to navigate the education and justice systems, placement in paid internships and an alumni network of resources equips youth with the tools and experience to avoid further criminal justice system involvement. At exalt, we empower youth to see a future filled with hope – and we provide the road map to get there.

Internship Development Coordinator

The exalt Internship Development Coordinator is responsible for co-building exalt’s internship partner relationships for the core program with the Internship Development and Outreach Manager. In addition to internship development, the Internship Development Liaison will be responsible for building contacts in the youth justice and educational communities with the goal of organizing outreach workshops and networking events for, and with, these partners. The Internship Development Liaison is a full-time position working 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. This position reports to exalt's Deputy Director.

The full job description can be found here on Idealist.org.


Lead Teacher

The Lead Teacher teaches three components of exalt’s core educational program: 1) a 6-week pre-internship preparation class, which utilizes a curriculum linking employability skills, educational engagement and avoidance of justice system involvement to a set of four core skills: critical thinking, communication, creative problem-solving and “resource management;” 2) eight Friday Seminars (during the 8-Week Internship Phase), which build upon the 6-week classroom curriculum and give opportunity for participants to reflect on their internship experiences; and 3) a 2-week post-internship class, which allows students to further synthesize their internship experiences with prior classroom learning and develop tangible goals and strategies for post-program justice system avoidance, successful engagement in school, and employability. 

The full job description can be found here on Idealist.org.


Please send your resume and cover letter to hr@exaltyouth.org

(Please indicate in cover letter what interests you about the position. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered).

People of color strongly encouraged to apply.

exalt is an equal opportunity employer