Current Openings

Program Coordinator: The Program Coordinator (PC) works in partnership with youth (ages 12 – 24) to organize, empower and mobilize youth and their communities to win real improvements for San Mateo County young people. The PC will train and support youth leaders to develop and deepen political consciousness, assess and understand issues impacting their health and wellbeing, build relationships and partnerships with youth and community supporters, and drive countywide and local community campaigns that mobilize supporters, create long- term systems and/or policy change, and build power for future victories.

Positions in San Mateo:

  • Health Equity Program (San Mateo): The major function of this role will be to work to address alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and other drug prevention efforts through a strong public and community health framework by leading recruitment, training and implementation of campaigns led by youth from marginalized communities to utilize environmental prevention strategies focusing on addressing social norms, access, media messages, laws, rules and policies. Click HERE to apply!

Positions in Marin:

  • Friday Night Live (Marin): click HERE to apply!
  • Prevention Program: click HERE to apply!
  • Student Advisory Council: click HERE to apply!

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The Youth Leadership Institute is a community-centered, family-style work place — check out our benefits below!  We are deeply rooted in our values of inclusion, community, innovation and social justice, and we strive to live our values out in everything we do. And, it’s kind of a fun place to work…


YLI is an equal opportunity employer; people of color and women are strongly encouraged to apply.