Job Title: Youth Pathways Advisor

Job Classification: Full Time, Exempt

Department: Program

Reports to: Youth Pathways Program Manager

Hours: 40 hours/week

Compensation & Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary range is $52,500-$56,500 with competitive benefits (Individual Health & Dental Coverage, Individual Retirement Account Contribution, and Paid Time Off)

Position Summary: The Youth Pathways Advisor is a new position and will require innovative ideas to execute the vision and organizational skills to track ongoing data and results. As a key position to help deliver on our mission, this role is responsible for helping students explore possibilities after high school that encourage further education, self-sufficiency, and community contribution. The Youth Pathways Advisor will share resources and facilitate activities that increase Denver Kids' high school graduation rate, post-secondary enrollment rate, and financial resources required for young adults to succeed through wrap-around services.

Primary Responsibilities 

● Case Management 

o Provide year round case management services to 50-75 youth 

o Provide resources for youth around employment and post-secondary options, including but not limited to 4-year colleges and universities 

o Build and maintain strong relationships with personnel on college campuses, as well as community partners for potential employment and internships opportunities for the youth o Ensure the fidelity of program delivery and data collection 

o Ensure consistent and current documentation through Salesforce to maintain accuracy of data 

● Youth Pathways Programing & Events 

o Develop and maintain relationships with key organizations that support student’s post-secondary goals (Denver Scholarship Foundation, college and university staff, etc.) o Partner with Youth Pathways Program Manager to facilitate college and career readiness events, may require group facilitation 

o Serve as a trainer and coach for post-secondary exploration, such as college application process, FAFSA, scholarship identification and application, employment and life skills for staff and youth 

o Create and facilitate workshops for participants in the Youth Pathways Program 

● General 

o Adhere to Denver Kids’ Policies and Procedures, inclusive of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) practices, as well as ethical standards of the field 

o Work collaboratively in a team-based setting 

o Participate in leadership/professional development including on-going training o Flexibility to take on or support other responsibilities across the organization 



● Bachelor's degree in related field (Social Work, Counseling, Human Services, Education, Psychology, Non-profit Management) or 4 years of experience working in youth development

● Experience working within a school system/post-secondary education or community setting

● Requires current Colorado driver’s license with a clean and safe driving record

● Up-to-date, comprehensive auto insurance with limits of $100/$300/$100 and $5K in Medical Payments 


● Master’s degree in related field (Social Work, Human Services, Counseling, Psychology, Education, Non-profit Management) 

● Bilingual 

Working Conditions 

● Urban city and school district 

● Working with Denver Public School (DPS) students and families who may or may not face circumstances, including but not limited to, poverty, homelessness, domestic violence and immigration 

● Driving to and from schools, events and/or other local entities as necessary

● Regular working hours Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, occasional hours before and after

● Occasionally transport for student for Denver Kids events

How to Apply:

No phone calls or mail submissions. Please submit an application packet that includes a cover letter expressing why you are interested in this position and what makes you uniquely qualified for this position as well as your resume that demonstrates your employment history, experience and education to