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YouthCARE Opens Search for New Executive Director

YouthCARE's Board of Directors and its search committee is seeking applicants to become the next Executive Director. This person will be responsible for providing strategic direction and managing the day to day operations of YouthCARE, in support of its mission and goals. The Executive Director provides leadership, direction and support to the Board of Directors in developing organizational goals, attaining/allocating resources, and establishing policies. The Executive Director provides leadership and direction to staff in carrying out the key roles assigned to them. 

Complete Job Description [PDF]

The search committee seeks a full time Executive Director to begin in early fall, 2018. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Interviews will begin the third week of July. To apply, interested candidates should send 1) letter of introduction, 2) salary requirements, 3) references, and 4) a resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Attn: YouthCARE Search Committee.


Camp Sunrise Volunteers Needed

Camp Set-Up
Help us prepare for another summer at camp! Works days typically involve working on projects in groups, lunch is provided and we provide instruction for every project. Transportation to and from camp available!

Staff Orientation Weekend (June 8-15)
We need volunteers to help around camp throughout our staff orientation week so new staff members can focus on their orientation. This is also a great way for you to meet and connect with our 2018 Camp Staff.

Volunteer Counselor
Assist in the supervision of eight crew campers for one week at Camp Sunrise. Assist staff to plan, organize and co-lead activities including a three day St. Croix River canoe trip, swimming, games, teambuilding, environmental education and multicultural education activities.

Prep for river tripTime Commitment: One full week (Saturday morning to Friday afternoon)

  • June 16-22
  • June 23-29
  • June 30-July 6
  • July 7-13
  • July 14-20
  • July 21-27
  • July 28-August 2 (Thursday)
  • August 4-11 — Leadership Week

To become a volunteer, fill out a YouthCARE volunteer application and return it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at the YouthCARE office

2701 University Ave SE #205
Minneapolis MN 55414

Since 1974, our commitment has been to:

  • Offer educational experiences that foster cultural awareness, understanding and appreciation.
  • Employ youth in meaningful positions that also offer further education and career exploration.
  • Provide experiences and mentoring to develop youth leadership abilities.


YouthCARE's Volunteer Program provides a wide variety of opportunities for adults to get involved.

  • Program Volunteers work directly with young people in one of YouthCARE's three programs: Camp Sunrise, YouthLEAD, or the Young Women's Mentoring Program
  • Policy Volunteers serve on YouthCARE's Board of Directors or on a Policy Committee.
  • Special Event Volunteers provide support to YouthCARE by assisting with special events such as fundraisers, Camp Sunrise Workdays, or by sharing a special skill or expertise such as carpentry or graphics arts.